Five additional states have finished redistricting, while the Supreme Court in Ohio overturned their new maps. Here’s an update of where redistricting stands as we move into 2022.
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.
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.
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.
From Sec. Hillary Clinton to musical artist John Legend, Democracy Docket published 48 Spotlights this year written by activists, elected officials, experts and more. Today, we take a look back on the voices we heard from in 2021.
2021 was a momentous year in the voting rights world, particularly in courtrooms. In today’s piece, we highlight some major litigation wins for voting rights from the past year and preview what’s to come in 2022.
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