On Saturday, Gov. Kathy Hochul (D) signed New York State’s 2023 budget into law, which includes several pro-voting measures.
Voting in New York will become easier for residents with disabilities after the New York State Board of Elections agreed to settle a lawsuit originally filed in 2020 on behalf of several disability rights groups.
Today, a state trial court judge permanently blocked New York’s newly-enacted congressional and legislative maps.
Today, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) filed a lawsuit challenging multiple New York election practices that lead to a high rejection rate of absentee ballots for reasons unrelated to a voter’s eligibility.
On Thursday, Feb. 4, a group of Republican voters sued over New York’s congressional map enacted hours earlier.
On Monday, Jan. 11, a group of Republican voters and officials representing New York at the local and federal levels, along with the New York Republican State Committee and Republican National Committee, filed a lawsuit challenging New York City’s new noncitizen voting law.
On Wednesday, the New York State Independent Redistricting Commission released two sets of draft U.S. House, state Senate and state Assembly maps.
On Tuesday, a federal lawsuit was filed on behalf of the Brooklyn Branch of the NAACP against various New York election officials challenging the state’s line-warming ban.
On Friday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) signed new election reforms into law that will revise key steps of the voting process in New York.
On Wednesday, Rudy Giuliani was suspended from practicing law in the District of Columbia following a recent suspension from the New York Bar due to his role in promoting false and misleading legal statements in an attempt to overturn the 2020 election.