An online database with semi-public voter information, coupled with VoteRef’s claims of voter fraud, represents another step in the growing, right-wing movement to deputize the task of investigating elections to private citizens.
It’s been over two months since Pennsylvania held its primary elections, but three counties are still refusing to include certain ballots in their certification totals. It’s a blatant disregard for the rule of law and a dire warning sign of what’s to come.
State constitutions grant rights beyond what’s in the federal Constitution. The ability for state courts to interpret their constitutions with respect to federal elections is now at risk because of an upcoming U.S. Supreme Court case.
On July 8, 2022, the Wisconsin Supreme Court released a 4-3 opinion banning ballot drop boxes in the state. Today, we are identifying and responding to particularly harmful conclusions reached by the majority.
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.
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.
As legislative sessions conclude for the year, the laws introduced and passed in 2021 compared to 2022 clue us into the shifting priorities of Republicans seeking to sow doubt into our electoral process.
Almost every state has a law outlining how a private citizen, elections officials or poll watchers can challenge a voter’s eligibility and right to vote. This creates an opening for disruptive and discriminatory challenges.
Stacey Abrams’ Fair Fight takes on True the Vote, a right-wing group that challenged the eligibility of hundreds of thousands of Georgians in advance of the January 2021 Senate runoff elections. Here’s what voters have said of the experience.