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Lawyers Sanctioned for Attempts to Overturn Election Results

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, sanctions were imposed on various lawyers who brought a frivolous case seeking to decertify the 2020 presidential election results in Michigan. The lawyers — including pro-Trump lawyers Sidney Powell and L. Lin Wood — face monetary sanctions, mandatory legal education and possible disbarment in other jurisdictions due to their far-fetched attempts to overturn the votes of more than 5.4 million Michiganders who voted in the 2020 election.

Colorado Voter Purge Case Will Continue Against CO Secretary of State

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Monday, the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado issued an order in Judicial Watch, Inc. v. Griswold dismissing claims against the state of Colorado. The case, brought by conservative group Judicial Watch and individual Colorado voters challenging the state’s alleged failure to purge voters from its rolls, will move forward with claims brought against Colorado Secretary of State Jena Griswold (D) in her official capacity.

Voters Sue for Fair Maps in Wisconsin

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, a group of voters sued Wisconsin to ensure the state enacts new district maps before the next election cycle. The release of new census data yesterday, which illustrated the population and demographic shifts in the state over the last decade, has made the current congressional and legislative maps unconstitutionally malapportioned, the complaint alleges.

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