The independent state legislature theory could give state legislatures unchecked power to run congressional elections. If adopted by the Court, who can provide a check? The answer to that question is Congress.
Pennsylvania is in a constitutional crisis as three counties continue to delay the accurate results of a primary election held nearly six weeks ago.
In its upcoming term, the U.S. Supreme Court will decide two crucial voting rights cases that have the potential to upend our country’s current election landscape. What’s at stake as the Court places fundamental rights in limbo yet again?
With the midterm elections fast approaching, now is the time to stand up in every town square and support pro-democracy candidates.
Throughout the South, the use of runoffs in primary elections is a legacy of the Jim Crow-era, when white supremacists used every tool available — including election rules — to maintain their hold on power.
We combed through our catalog of court cases to look for cases where the ISL theory, if adopted by the courts, may have affected the outcomes. Here are a few hypothetical examples.
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case next term that embraces the independent state legislature theory, with significant implications for the future of American elections. Here’s what you need to know.
Trivial mistakes happen in voting and voter registration; the Civil Rights Act’s Materiality Provision aims to protect voters from unnecessary disenfranchisement because of these errors. Without a private right to action, the provision would become unenforceable.
We’re taking a step back to talk about voter purges more generally. What are they? Why do they happen? And more importantly, why are they dangerous? We answer these questions and more.
When former President Donald Trump launched his post-election assault on democracy, he did not start with violence; he started with courts.