As I have written before, sometimes victory is obtained through a court ruling. Other times, litigation leads to election officials reconsidering their views and taking the necessary steps to protect voters. We know that litigation can have that catalyzing effect and can serve as a powerful public pressure point to move states to act more swiftly and aggressively to protect voting rights. The most recent example can be seen in today’s news from Nevada. Due to the unprecedented public health crisis caused by COVID-19 and the state’s upcoming June primary election, we sued Nevada’s Republican Secretary of State and its counties on behalf of individual voters, the DNC, the DCCC, Priorities USA, and the Nevada Democratic Party to prevent voters from being disenfranchised.

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