Congressman G.K. Butterfield, a Democrat, will be interviewed o MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show Thursday evening on North Carolina's new voting law. The show airs at 9 p.m.
The Maddow Show has been highlighting the new North Carolina law signed by Gov. Pat McCrory last week, as well as decisions made by local county elections boards in Watauga and Pasquotank Counties that could effect students at Appalachian State University and Elizabeth State University.
Butterfield has asked the U.S. Justice Department to investigate whether the new law violates the federal Voting Rights Act.