In Party-Line Vote, Ohio Redistricting Commission Approves GOP Legislative Maps as Working Draft

On Wednesday, Sept. 20, during the Ohio Redistricting Commission’s (ORC) first meeting since it was reconstituted, the ORC voted 4-2 along party-lines to use legislative maps proposed by Republicans as the ORC’s working draft, which will…

Hours After New York Governor Enacts Expansive Mail-in Voting Law, Republicans File Lawsuit

On Wednesday, Sept. 20, the Republican National Committee (RNC), the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC), Republican members of New York’s congressional delegation, other GOP officials and voters filed a lawsuit challenging New York’s recently enacted New…

Ohio Supreme Court Orders Small Tweak to GOP Rewrite of Abortion Amendment Ballot Language

On Tuesday, Sept. 19, the Ohio Supreme Court ordered the Ohio Ballot Board to partially rewrite the ballot language for the citizen-led abortion rights amendment.

How a Santa Monica Neighborhood Is Putting the California Voting Rights Act To Work

A case from 2016, Pico Neighborhood Association v. Santa Monica, is putting the California Voting Rights Act to work.