On Wednesday, July 26, a federal judge in Illinois tossed out a lawsuit brought by three Republicans alleging that the state’s mail-in ballot receipt deadline violates federal law and burdens the right to vote under the First and 14th Amendments.
On Friday, May 26, the Illinois Legislature passed Senate Bill 2123, an omnibus election reform bill that would make a variety of changes to current Illinois election law.
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) submitted a statement of interest in a federal lawsuit brought by Republicans challenging Illinois’ mail-in ballot receipt deadline.
Perennial Chicago mayoral candidate Dr. Willie Wilson and individual voters filed a lawsuit challenging the Chicago Board of Elections Commissioners (CBEC) and its officials’ planned removal of 779 voting precincts and 121 polling locations ahead of the November general election.
Today, the Democratic Party of Illinois (DPI) filed a motion to intervene in Bost v. Illinois State Board of Elections, a Republican-led lawsuit seeking to change Illinois’ mail-in ballot receipt deadline.
On May 25, three Republicans, including U.S. Rep. Mike Bost (R-Ill.), filed a lawsuit challenging Illinois’ mail-in ballot receipt deadline.
Today, a three-judge panel of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois issued a ruling upholding the state’s new legislative maps after it took control of the process in October.
Early Friday morning, the Democratic-controlled Illinois state House just reached the supermajority required to approve a new congressional map, following a party-line vote in the state Senate.
On Tuesday, a three-judge panel in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois issued an order that will determine the future of how the state’s House and Senate districts are drawn.
On Friday afternoon, Gov. J.B. Pritzker (D) approved Illinois’ revised state House and Senate redistricting maps.
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