Court Cases

Learn more about the lawsuits shaping voting rights, redistricting and elections by exploring Democracy Docket’s comprehensive database of cases. Click on any case to find a brief summary of the lawsuit and all relevant filings in the “case documents” section.

State of Nevada

Nevada Photo ID Ballot Initiative Challenge 2023

Fleischmann v. Aguilar

Lawsuit filed on behalf of a voter against Nevada Secretary of State Francisco Aguilar (D) challenging a Republican-backed ballot initiative that would impose photo ID requirements for in-person voting and require voters who vote by mail to include an identifying number with their mail-in ballot.

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State of Rhode Island

Rhode Island Pawtucket Spanish Election Materials And Provisional Ballot Challenge

United States v. City of Pawtucket

Lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) against the city of Pawtucket and city election officials challenging the city’s lack of Spanish election materials and provisional ballots. In Pawtucket, 22.4% of the city’s voting age population is Hispanic. As such, the city is required to provide any voting or registration materials in Spanish […]

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State of Florida

Florida Redistricting Challenge (Pa’Lante)

Pa'Lante v. Florida House of Representatives

Lawsuit filed by Cubans Pa’Lante, Engage Miami, the American Civil Liberties Union Club at Florida International University (FIU ACLU Club) and five Southern Florida residents against Florida Secretary of State Cord Byrd (R) and the Florida House of Representatives challenging four congressional districts and seven state House districts in South Florida. The plaintiffs argue that […]

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