On Thursday, Oct. 27, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul (D), Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Rep. Paul Tonko (D-N.Y.), and others filed a petition for a writ of mandamus seeking to compel Albany county to process absentee ballots for counting on Oct. 28.
On Tuesday, Oct. 18, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) signed a bill into law that will better protect the privacy of victims of sexual violence.
On Friday, Oct. 21, a New York judge issued a ruling in Amedure v. New York, a Republican lawsuit challenging two absentee voting laws in the state.
On Wednesday, Oct. 5, Democratic groups filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit brought by multiple conservative groups challenging two New York absentee voting laws.
On Thursday, Sept. 29, eleven Republican plaintiffs filed a lawsuit challenging two New York absentee voting laws.
On Monday, Aug. 29, the Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF) — a conservative legal organization — filed a lawsuit on behalf of voters challenging New York City’s noncitizen voting law.
On Wednesday, July 13, a federal court issued a decision expanding absentee voting notice and cure procedures in New York.
Today, a New York court struck down New York City’s law that allowed legal residents who are not citizens to vote in local city elections.
On Thursday, the New York Legislature passed the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Act of New York (NYVRA), a state-level bill to protect and expand voting access.
On Saturday, May 21, the New York State Supreme Court, the trial court in the case challenging New York’s congressional and state Senate maps, adopted new maps.