Marc Elias

As the founder of Democracy Docket and Elias Law Group, Marc Elias is a nationally recognized authority in voting rights, redistricting and law. In 2020, Marc led the historic legal effort to protect voting rights, litigating over 160 lawsuits against the GOP’s efforts to suppress the vote. As Republicans continue to mount aggressive challenges to voting, Marc continues to fight back in court and on Twitter. Fighting for democracy by his side is Marc’s Portuguese Water Dog named Bode.

Naming the Insurrection

On Jan. 6, 2021, armed insurrectionists breached the Capitol to prevent Congress from certifying the results of the election. If we are to remain a democracy, we must be clear in our words and steadfast in our actions to prevent this in the future.

By Marc Elias

A divided U.S. Capitol — one half tinted blue and the other half tinted red showing a scene from the January 6 insurrection — with the text of Section 3 of the 14th Amendment in the background

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