In a catastrophic 2-1 ruling, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held that private litigants can no longer bring lawsuits under Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act (VRA).
A federal judge ruled today that North Dakota’s legislative districts violate Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act by diluting Native American voting strength.
Yesterday, pro-voting groups asked the U.S. Supreme Court to lift the 5th Circuit’s pause of a decision ordering Galveston County, Texas to redraw its commissioners court districts.
A Republican-backed group in Nevada has kicked off a process to place a constitutional amendment on the 2024 ballot that would implement restrictive ID requirements for in-person and mail-in voting.
Trial begins today in a state-level lawsuit out of Missouri that challenges the state’s recently enacted strict photo ID voting requirement.
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 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals vacated a 2022 decision that blocked Louisiana’s congressional map, but created a timeline for a new, fair map to be implemented before the 2024 elections.
A federal judge dismissed a lawsuit yesterday challenging Florida’s so-called “wet ink” signature voter registration rule. Voting rights groups today appealed the decision.
Noncitizens hoping to be enfranchised faced a mixed bag of results in Maryland elections this week, with two cities voting opposite ways on measures that would make progress on the issue.
Today, the Minnesota Supreme Court ruled that former President Donald Trump is eligible to appear on the state’s 2024 presidential primary ballot despite his involvement in the Jan. 6 insurrection.