Reflecting on the 2020 Pennsylvania Election

Reflecting on the 2020 Pennsylvania Election

By U.S. Senator Bob Casey

Through Pennsylvania, Congress can take lessons to learn both what well and what we could do better for the future. I look forward to working with my colleagues on legislation to move our Nation closer to its highest ideals.

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Illinois

Illinois 14th Congressional District Contest

Oberweis v. Underwood

Contest brought by Republican candidate challenging the 2020 election of Representative Lauren Underwood in Illinois’ 14th Congressional District.

District of Columbia Black Voter Disenfranchisement

Michigan Welfare Rights Organization v. Trump

Lawsuit brought by the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund challenging Trump, the Trump campaign and the RNC’s efforts to disenfranchise Black voters. The lawsuit asks the court to stop Trump and the Republicans from violating the Voting Rights Act through their attempts to undo the results of the 2020 presidential election.

100 Days of Democracy

By Democracy Docket

Democracy Docket is excited to see your reform goals in action through litigation, legislation and activism. Our 100 Days of Democracy initiative will build off these ideas to fight for laws, policies and practices that strengthen our democracy and its institutions. 

100 Days of Democracy
Lawyers: We Need Your Help Now

Lawyers: We Need Your Help Now

We need your help now. The right to vote—and to have it count—are being challenged like never before.

Help Protect Voting Rights!

Help Protect Voting Rights!

Democracy is on the Docket! Stay informed about the fight to protect voting rights.
The Democracy Agenda

The Democracy Agenda

By Marc Elias

As we head toward January 20th, many are asking: how do we harness the power of unified control of government and the progressive community to ensure that we never find ourselves in this position again? 

On the Docket

Stay informed about the fight to protect voting rights.

On the Docket

December 2020

What a difference a year makes.

One year ago, I sent out the first edition of On the Docket. In it, I wrote that “my goal is to provide thoughtful updates on important voting rights cases and initiatives as well as to highlight topics and trends that are developing but might otherwise be overlooked in a busy election year.” Little did I know just how busy 2020 would be for voting rights and voting.

We’ve come a long way since then. In one year, On the Docket has grown from

On the Docket

November 2020

What a difference a month makes!

In my last On the Docket newsletter, published four days before the November election, I promised: “We won’t stop fighting for voting rights until the last lawful ballot is counted.” More than three weeks after Election Day, we’re keeping that promise.

Since November 3rd, Trump and his Republican allies have filed 45 lawsuits in seven states to halt vote counting, delay certification and create uncertainty around the election results. In each of these cases, we’ve met them in court, defending Biden’s win and preventing …

On the Docket

October 2020

We’re just 4 days away from Election Day! In honor of our last On the Docket before Election Day, this edition will cover some of our cases that have impacted voters so far this cycle.

I launched Democracy Docket in March to shine a spotlight on voter suppression and our litigation efforts to combat it. Since then, Democracy Docket has transformed into the leading platform for progressive advocacy and information on voting rights, elections, redistricting and democracy. Over the past seven months, we’ve educated thousands of voters, called out problems …

Resistance is Not Enough

Our mission for the next four years must be to strengthen our democratic institutions and voting laws. We will not achieve a healthy democracy by simply blocking bad things from happening or trying to restore institutions to what they were four years ago.

Resistance is Not Enough