Democracy Alerts
June 11, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) filed a federal suit on behalf of individual Latino voters registered in Illinois challenging the 2021 redistricting maps signed into law by Gov. J. B. Pritzker (D) earlier this week.

June 11, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C.—In a speech on voting rights delivered on Friday, Attorney General Merrick Garland announced that the Department of Justice will double its staff dedicated to protecting voting rights over the next 30 days.

June 10, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton (R) is being investigated by the State Bar of Texas for his role in attempting to overturn the 2020 election results.

June 9, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C.—On Wednesday, Republican leadership in the Illinois state legislature filed a lawsuit challenging the 2021 redistricting maps signed into law by Gov. J. B. Pritzker (D) a few days before.

June 9, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Governor Kim Reynolds (R) signed Senate File 568 into law on Tuesday night, adding further restrictions to establishing satellite absentee voting sites and severely limiting third-party ballot collection in Iowa.

June 8, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C.—In a letter addressed to her House colleagues on Tuesday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged her caucus to vote for the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act (JLVRAA) when they return to session.