On Thursday, Oct. 5, a federal court picked Alabama’s new congressional map for the 2024 elections. The plan has two districts — the 2nd and 7th Congressional Districts — where Black voters will have the opportunity to elect candidates of their choice.
On Tuesday, Oct. 3, four voters who are blind or have a print disability and the National Federation of the Blind of Alabama filed a lawsuit against absentee election managers for Tuscaloosa, Mobile and Jefferson counties challenging Alabama’s inaccessible absentee voting system.
On Tuesday, Sept. 26, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected Alabama Republicans’ request to pause an order that blocks Alabama’s congressional map from being implemented for the 2024 elections.
On Monday, Sept. 18, Alabama Secretary of State Wes Allen (R) announced the state’s newly developed Alabama Voter Integrity Database (AVID), an in-state database that will be used to maintain voter registration rolls.
On Monday, Sept. 11, Alabama Secretary of State Wes Allen (R) asked the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene again in Allen v. Milligan, a redistricting case challenging the state’s congressional map.
On Monday, Sept. 11, a panel of three federal judges declined to pause a decision blocking Alabama from implementing a congressional map that does not contain a second majority-Black district.
On Tuesday, Sept. 5, a federal court blocked the implementation of Alabama’s new congressional map — enacted by the state’s Republican governor and passed by the Republican-controlled Legislature — that does not have a second majority-Black district.
On Friday, July 21, the Alabama House voted 75-28 to pass a new congressional map without a second majority-Black district in defiance of a federal district court order.
On Thursday, July 19, the Alabama House of Representatives voted 74-27 to pass a new congressional map without a second majority-Black district, defying a court order.
On Tuesday, June 27, the Alabama Legislative Committee on Reapportionment met to hear public comments and discuss the next steps in redrawing Alabama’s congressional map in light of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Allen v. Milligan.
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