Democracy Alerts
June 2, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C.—On Wednesday, voting rights groups filed a federal lawsuit against the Kansas Secretary of State and Attorney General after the state’s Republican legislature overrode the Governor’s veto to enact a new voter suppression bill last month.

June 2, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R) vetoed a slate of bills this week in an effort to pressure the state legislature to pass a state budget.

June 2, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C.—President Biden announced on Tuesday that he is tapping Vice President Kamala Harris to lead the administration’s efforts to protect voting rights and pass sweeping federal elections legislation that would strengthen the Voting Rights Act.

June 1, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Voting rights groups sued Kansas Secretary of State Scott Schwab and Attorney General Derek Schmidt on Tuesday after the state’s Republican legislature overrode the Governor’s veto to enact two new voter suppression bills last month.

June 1, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C.—In a late-night session on Sunday, Democrats in the Texas legislature staged a coordinated walk-out and denied Republicans the quorum they needed to pass SB 7, an omnibus voter suppression bill that would severely limit ballot access in the state.

June 1, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C.—A new study released Tuesday by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution shows that Black and urban voters in Georgia will be disproportionately impacted by new ID requirements under Georgia’s new voter suppression law, SB 202