Today, a federal judge found that the right-wing group True the Vote’s effort to cancel over 360,000 voter registrations ahead of the 2021 U.S. Senate runoffs in Georgia did not intimidate voters in violation of the Voting Rights Act.
Last Thursday, in a pair of rulings, a federal judge upheld Georgia’s recent Republican-passed legislative and congressional maps — a major defeat for voters in the Peach State.
Michigan and Wisconsin will have new legislative maps in time for the 2024 elections after two separate courts handed down rulings in late December.
Yesterday, the League of Women Voters of Ohio and an individual voter filed a federal lawsuit challenging an Ohio law that limits voters assistance for voters with disabilities.
In a shocking decision, the Colorado Supreme Court ruled that former President Donald Trump is disqualified from holding the office of president under Section 3 of the 14th Amendment.
Today, North Carolina State Conference of the NAACP, Common Cause and individual Black voters filed a federal lawsuit challenging the state’s new congressional and legislative districts.
Eight House Democrats have asked Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas to recuse himself from former President Donald Trump’s Washington, D.C. election subversion case after Special Counsel Jack Smith elevated the case to the nation’s highest court last week.
5th Circuit Upholds Strict Texas Voting Law, But Rules That Private Plaintiffs Can Enforce Civil Rights Law
Last Friday, the 5th Circuit upheld Texas’ so-called “wet ink signature” law for voter registration, but affirmed that private parties can sue under a consequential Civil Rights Act provision.
Earlier today, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals declined to pause a lower court decision requiring North Dakota to implement legislative districts that comply with the Voting Rights Act.
Yesterday, the Michigan Court of Appeals upheld two lower court rulings allowing former President Donald Trump to appear on the state’s primary ballot despite his involvement in the Jan. 6 insurrection.