The U.S. Supreme Court this morning issued orders in a duo of federal lawsuits concerning Washington state’s legislative map.
With a new year comes change, and voters in states across the country are dealing with laws both expanding and attacking voting and elections after a multitude of previously enacted bills went into effect on Jan. 1.
As of Nov. 3, Republican litigants in two federal redistricting lawsuits challenging Washington State’s legislative districts have appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Today, the Washington State Alliance for Retired Americans filed a federal lawsuit challenging a state law that requires prospective voters to reside in the state for 30 days prior to Election Day.
A group of conservative activists has taken voter registration challenges to the extreme in the state of Washington, not only filing 28 challenges to voters’ eligibility since June, but often going door-to-door to investigate the alleged illegal registrations, according to an investigation from King 5 News.
On Thursday, Aug. 10, a federal judge struck down Washington state’s legislative map for violating Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act.
On Thursday, June 15, the Washington Supreme Court unanimously upheld the Washington Voting Rights Act (WVRA).
On Monday, May 15, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) signed Senate Bill 5112 into law, improving the state’s automatic voter registration.
On Thursday, May 11, the Washington Supreme Court heard a direct constitutional challenge to the Washington Voting Rights Act.
On Thursday, April 13, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee (D) signed House Bill 1048, which will expand and improve the enforcement mechanisms of the Washington Voting Rights Act (WVRA).
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