n Monday, Sept. 19, U.S. Reps. Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) and Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) introduced H.R. 8873, the Presidential Election Reform Act (PERA), a bill that would make key changes to the antiquated Electoral Count Act (ECA).
On Monday, Sept. 19, the North Carolina Alliance of Retired Americans (the Alliance) filed a motion to intervene in a GOP lawsuit challenging North Carolina State Board of Elections (NCSBE) guidance regulating two election-related procedures.
On Thursday, Sept. 15, America First Legal — a conservative group founded by Mark Meadows and Stephen Miller — filed a lawsuit on behalf of voters to limit the use of drop boxes in Chester County, Pennsylvania.
On Thursday, Sept. 15, the Wisconsin Institute For Law and Liberty (WILL) — a conservative legal group — filed a lawsuit on behalf of a Wisconsin voter against the Wisconsin Elections Commission (WEC) challenging its approval of a voter registration form for allegedly failing to comply with Wisconsin law.
On Wednesday, Sept. 15, a federal judge ruled that two Michigan voting restrictions — a voter transportation ban and an absentee ballot organizing and assistance ban — do not violate federal law or the U.S. Constitution.
On Wednesday, Sept. 14, a Delaware state court struck down Senate Bill 320, a law that allowed any voter to request a mail-in ballot without an excuse, and upheld the state’s same-day voter registration law, House Substitute 1 to House Bill 25.
In July, Washington, D.C. Councilmember Charles Allen (D) introduced legislation that would change the voter registration process, virtually eliminating that step for eligible voters.
On Friday, Sept. 2, U.S. Rep. Nikema Williams (D-Ga.) introduced H.R. 8770, or the Expanding the Voluntary Opportunities for Translations in Elections Act, a bill focused on voting access for individuals with limited English-language proficiency.
On Friday, Sept. 9, the Republican National Committee (RNC), the North Carolina Republican Party and the chairwoman of the Clay County Republican Party filed a lawsuit challenging North Carolina State Board of Elections (NCSBE) guidance extending the absentee ballot receipt deadline and regulating partisan poll observers.
On Friday, Sept. 9, the Pennsylvania Alliance for Retired Americans (the Alliance) filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit filed last week regarding Lehigh County, Pennsylvania’s use of drop boxes.