Temperatures may be cooling as February kicks off, but activity in the courtroom is heating up.
Since the release of 2020 census data, Democracy Docket tracked 111 lawsuits challenging maps (or lack thereof) related to 2020 redistricting. Here’s what we noticed.
Over the course of 2022, Democracy Docket covered and tracked activity in the courts pertaining to voting rights, elections, redistricting and democracy. Here’s what we saw.
We want to reflect on the lighter side of things, now a yearly tradition. Here’s what inspired and entertained us in 2022 — the funny, absurd and remarkable that got us through the toughest moments.
There are many factors dictating what a recount will look like — vote margin, hand or machine count, and other state laws guiding the process. Every state has different rules and timelines for their recounts.
On the 20th anniversary of Help America Vote Act’s enactment, we’re explaining how the 2000 election spurred federal legislation, what the HAVA did and how it is still used in litigation today.
New analysis by Democracy Docket reveals a steep increase in voting and election lawsuits filed by Republican-affiliated groups so far this year when compared to 2021.
When perusing Democracy Docket’s website, you’ll see mentions of hearings, trials and oral arguments in ongoing litigation. What’s the difference between these courtroom events and what can you expect at the conclusion of each?
In this Explainer, we walk you through the voter purge process to show how valid registrations can end up being canceled. The specifics vary between states and can differ depending on the reason your registration is canceled.
Racially discriminatory maps can be challenged multiple ways in court. In this Explainer, we break down the difference between racial gerrymandering and racial vote dilution claims and when you might see them in lawsuits.