On Wednesday, the New York State Independent Redistricting Commission released two sets of draft U.S. House, state Senate and state Assembly maps.
On Tuesday, a federal lawsuit was filed on behalf of the Brooklyn Branch of the NAACP against various New York election officials challenging the state’s line-warming ban.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Friday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) signed new election reforms into law that will revise key steps of the voting process in New York. The state has rolled out a series of new election laws over the past few years in an effort to expand ballot access and make the process more democratic.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Wednesday, Rudy Giuliani was suspended from practicing law in the District of Columbia following a recent suspension from the New York Bar due to his role in promoting false and misleading legal statements in an attempt to overturn the 2020 election.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—Rudy Giuliani is suspended from practicing law in the state of New York due to his false and misleading legal statements made during the 2020 general election, a disciplinary committee decided Thursday. The lawyer represented former president Donald Trump and was a key player in spreading unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud and promoting the idea that the election was “stolen” from the former president.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The New York Attorney General’s office filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit against right-wing conspiracy theorist and fraudster, Jacob Wohl, on Thursday.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—New York passed a law on Tuesday that will restore voting rights to people on parole.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The New York State Senate is considering a bill that would suspend unnecessary state-funded travel to Georgia while their new voter suppression law, SB 202, remains in place. The proposal would serve as a sort of state-sponsored sanction of Georgia in protest of the new law, which shortens absentee ballot return times, restricts drop boxes, criminalizes giving food or water to voters waiting in line, and much more.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The Department of Justice wrote a letter on Wednesday to Oneida County, NY saying they had determined the county had violated voting rights in the extremely close NY-22 election last November. The county is in violation of two federal laws that protect voters.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The New York State Senate Corrections Committee on Monday advanced a new measure to reform the state’s felon disenfranchisement laws
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