WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed one of the last remaining lawsuits challenging the 2021 Georgia Senate runoff elections. The suit, filed by pro-Trump lawyer and conspiracy theorist L. Lin Wood ahead of the runoff elections, challenged multiple aspects of the elections, including signature verification procedures, the early processing of mail ballots and the use of electronic voting machines.
The Texas Democratic Party, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee and the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) settled a five-year long lawsuit with Texas over its noncompliance with the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA).
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the League of United Latin American Citizens of Iowa (LULAC) filed a petition for declaratory order with the Iowa Secretary of State asking for clarification about whether the office can use and accept Spanish language voting materials and forms, specifically the National Mail Voter Registration Form, the State of Iowa Official Voter Registration Form and the State of Iowa Official Absentee Ballot Request Form. The Secretary now has 60 days to respond, after which legal action can be brought.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Monday, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the decision of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana barring a state law that purges Indiana voters from registration rolls without following adequate procedures in violation of federal law. The win for voting rights comes after five years of litigation challenging two separate attempts by the state to cancel voters’ registration without following federal law.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Thursday, the Arizona Superior Court in Maricopa County denied the state Senate’s request to dismiss a case seeking records of the Republican-led ‘audit’ of the 2020 election. The case, filed by the nonpartisan watchdog group American Oversight, asks for the release of all documents relating to the audit of the 2020 Maricopa County election results.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) moved to intervene in a recent lawsuit seeking to ban drop boxes across Wisconsin.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Michigan Supreme Court denied a request to extend the deadlines for Michigan to redraw its state legislative and congressional maps due to the delay in U.S. Census data.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Vote.org sued various Texas counties over the state’s newly-enacted law, House Bill 3107, that limits online voter registration efforts. H.B. 3107 requires individuals who submit their registration applications electronically or through fax to provide a copy of their application with their original signature signed with pen on paper — also known as a “wet-ink signature.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today individual professors and students of Florida’s public colleges and universities filed a lawsuit against the Florida Commissioner of Education and other higher education officials challenging the constitutionality of House Bill 233, which Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) signed into law last week in an effort to monitor “intellectual diversity” on campus.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today the New Hampshire Supreme Court struck down the state’s proof of domicile law Senate Bill 3. The opinion affirmed the lower court’s decision that the law violated the state constitution by imposing “unreasonable burdens on the right to vote.”