On Tuesday, the League of Women Voters of Michigan, a coalition of voting and civil rights advocates and voters filed a lawsuit in the Michigan Supreme Court against the state’s new districts for the Michigan House of Representatives.
On Jan. 25, the Detroit/Downriver Chapter of the A. Philip Randolph Institute, the Michigan Alliance for Retired Americans and Rise filed a motion to intervene in Public Interest Legal Foundation v. Benson, a federal case seeking to purge voters from Michigan’s voter rolls.
On Jan. 20, Republicans filed a lawsuit in Michigan challenging the state’s new congressional map drawn with 2020 census data.
On Wednesday night, members of the Michigan House of Representatives representing Detroit, the Romulus City Council and Black voters filed a lawsuit in the Michigan Supreme Court challenging Michigan’s new legislative and congressional maps passed in December.
Earlier today, the Michigan Independent Citizens Redistricting Commission approved a new congressional map for the state.
A study by Progress Michigan found that Michigan Republicans’ scheme to circumvent Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s (D) veto could eliminate one of every five polling locations in the state.
On Wednesday, the Republican-controlled Michigan Senate passed Senate Bill 303, which would add stricter ID requirements and ban election officials from proactively sending absentee ballots without a request from the voter.
Today, sanctions were imposed on various lawyers who brought a frivolous case seeking to decertify the 2020 presidential election results in Michigan.
Today, the Michigan Supreme Court denied a request to extend the deadlines for Michigan to redraw its state legislative and congressional maps due to the delay in U.S. census data.
In a report released Wednesday, the Republican-led Michigan Senate Oversight Committee announced that it had found no evidence of voter fraud in the 2020 election after its eight-month inquiry.