In a statement released today, the U.S. Department of Justice issued a guidance document regarding redistricting following the release of the 2020 census data.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Executive Office of the President issued a statement of support on Monday for the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act, or H.R. 4. The bill, introduced last week in the House of Representatives, will be brought to a vote this week.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a live-streamed press conference on Thursday, the U.S. Census Bureau released the demographic-level data from last year’s national survey that will be used in the redistricting process. The data includes regional-level information including population amounts for cities, towns and counties, as well as demographics about who lives within each state and where. Race, sex, ethnicity and age data are also included.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a statement on Wednesday, the Department of Justice released new guidance regarding post-election audits and voting methods “to ensure states fully comply with federal laws regarding elections.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. — In a speech at her alma mater Howard University on Thursday, Vice President Kamala Harris announced that the Democratic National Committee (DNC) is investing $25 million into an expanded voting rights initiative, “I Will Vote.”
WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Friday, Attorney General Merrick Garland announced that the Department of Justice (DOJ) will form a criminal task force to investigate threats made against election workers across the country.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—On Friday, the Department of Justice (DOJ) announced that it is suing Georgia over provisions of its omnibus voter suppression law, Senate Bill 202. The suit comes after Attorney General Merrick Garland stated earlier this month that the DOJ would rededicate its resources to protect voting rights across the country.
WASHINGTON, D.C.—The White House announced a new round of judicial nominations to federal courts on Tuesday. Among the five nominees, a leading voting rights lawyer, Myrna Pérez, has been nominated to fill a vacancy on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The House Committee on Oversight and Reform released a 230+ page document on Tuesday containing emails from Donald Trump and his allies.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) announced on Tuesday that they plan to invest $10 million into efforts to protect voters and expand ballot access in the lead-up to the 2022 elections.
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