Voting rights and redistricting litigation is expected to take center stage in courtrooms in 2022. As we head into March, we want to highlight voting rights and redistricting cases across 14 states to keep an eye on over the next month.
Florida’s Senate Bill 90 purports to “protect” future elections from fraud — despite the absence of past fraud — but how does it really affect voters? Four cases challenging the law are headed to trial to debate whether this law violates the U.S. Constitution and federal law.
Impasse litigation is currently ongoing in Wisconsin to ensure that new maps that fairly represent Wisconsin voters are in place before the 2022 election cycle begins. What is impasse litigation and how will it affect Wisconsin’s redistricting process?
Voting rights litigation played a crucial role in protecting the right to vote in 2021, a trend that will continue in 2022. As we ring in the new year, we want to highlight some lawsuits that have significant hearings or trials scheduled in the first half of 2022.
2021 was a momentous year in the voting rights world, particularly in courtrooms. In today’s piece, we highlight some major litigation wins for voting rights from the past year and preview what’s to come in 2022.
Three lawsuits have been filed in the Supreme Court of Ohio against the state’s new legislative districts. What’s going on in the case and what’s next?
As summer went by, Republicans devoted their energy to passing restrictive voting laws. States began the decennial redistricting process, and courts handed down significant decisions that reshaped access to the ballot box.
Courts have played a critical role in redistricting over the past few decades, helping to ensure that districts are fair and representative. We break down some of the most crucial redistricting cases in our nation’s history.
Remember that suppressive provisions have already been successfully enacted this year in Texas, and that the legal challenges against them will have a significant effect on the state’s next elections.
The 26th Amendment has often been used in litigation to protect the rights of voters of all ages. League of Women Voters of Florida v. Lee highlights a failed attempt by Republican legislators and officials to limit the voices of young voters.