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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.

Case Challenging Georgia Runoff Elections Dismissed

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.

LULAC Files Petition Asking Iowa to Provide Spanish Language Voting Materials

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.

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