Impasse litigation is currently ongoing in Wisconsin to ensure that new maps that fairly represent Wisconsin voters are in place before the 2022 election cycle begins. What is impasse litigation and how will it affect Wisconsin’s redistricting process?
President Biden said, “This is the moment to decide to defend our elections, to defend our democracy.” The Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act is the law we need at this moment. History will be watching.
In state capitals around the country, right-wing lawmakers are preparing to decide the 2024 presidential election. The GOP knows that if they can maintain control of key state legislatures this November, they can capture the White House in 2024 — no matter what voters say.
On Jan. 6, 2021, armed insurrectionists breached the Capitol to prevent Congress from certifying the results of the election. If we are to remain a democracy, we must be clear in our words and steadfast in our actions to prevent this in the future.
The events of Jan. 6 were neither the end of the Trump era nor a precursor to 2024. Instead, they were the continuation of a multi-year plan for Republicans to maintain majority power with a shrinking share of popular support.
As the chief elections officer of California, a lifelong advocate of voting rights and as a daughter of the Jim Crow South whose parents fought for their right to vote, I’m calling on Democratic leaders to act boldly on behalf of our most sacred American value.
The Senate being the Senate and Republicans being Republicans, it was always going to come down to this: Democrats alone need to save democracy. The time is now. There is no time left to waste.
Voting rights litigation played a crucial role in protecting the right to vote in 2021, a trend that will continue in 2022. As we ring in the new year, we want to highlight some lawsuits that have significant hearings or trials scheduled in the first half of 2022.
On the last day of the year, we wanted to reflect on the music, books, people and more that inspired and entertained us through 2021, both Marc’s favorites and some special picks from the Democracy Docket team.
2021 saw an unprecedented attack on the right to vote. But at the same time, many states took steps to make voting easier. Here’s a roundup of positive voting reforms this year you may have missed.
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