Activity in courts is certain to increase with the temperatures this July. We’re watching at least seven states for significant courtroom activity and potential decisions affecting voting rights.
In our second Voter Testimony piece, we examine a case challenging Louisiana’s congressional map. We parse through the lawsuit to understand the very real harm that inadequate representation inflicts on Black communities in Louisiana.
Redistricting is about more than just who will control Congress. It’s about who will have a voice — and who won’t. In this piece, we highlight four communities that were split up and silenced by Republican redistricting.
Nowhere has had as much redistricting drama this year as Ohio. Today, we’re recapping what went down in Ohio redistricting and where things currently stand as Election Day draw near.
As states gear up for elections, actors seeking to suppress votes — and those fighting back — are similarly ramping up their activity. In June we can expect multiple courtroom hearings and potential decisions affecting voting rights in at least eight states.
Today, we’re taking a look at where things stand in redistricting litigation — where maps could change before 2022 and where litigation could impact the maps used in 2024 and beyond.
Over the past few years, coverage has increased around how the U.S. Supreme Court handles emergency requests through its “shadow docket.” This term has popped up most recently when the Court has intervened in redistricting, determining the fate of districts for years to come.
April lawsuits bring May court activity! Over the course of May we can expect multiple courtroom hearings and potential decisions on voting rights and district lines in over 10 states.
In today’s piece, we’re looking back on six states that enacted redistricting reforms in the last decade to see how successful each reform was (or not) at leading to a fairer congressional map.
Just three states have yet to enact new congressional maps for this year’s midterms: Florida, Missouri and New Hampshire Here’s what went down — and where things currently stand — in the final three states.