2022 has already seen extensive voting rights and redistricting litigation. As it appears, April showers bring…even more court action! Below we highlight cases across the country with likely court action over the next month.
Florida was not expected to have a particularly contentious process. But redistricting soon became bogged down in a standoff between Gov. Ron DeSantis (R) and the Legislature that may force courts to draw the map.
In Georgia and Ohio, Republicans are employing a new strategy to get away with gerrymanders — creating delays in the legal process until it’s too late to overturn illegal maps before an election.
Voting rights and redistricting litigation is expected to take center stage in courtrooms in 2022. As we head into March, we want to highlight voting rights and redistricting cases across 14 states to keep an eye on over the next month.
With Louisiana finally starting to vote on draft proposals for new maps, every state has begun the redistricting process. Here’s an update of where redistricting stands as the battle begins shifting from the statehouse to the courtroom.
Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court waded into redistricting for the first time this cycle. In today’s piece, we’re breaking down why the Court got involved and what to expect for the rest of the redistricting cycle.
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.
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?
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.
With 2021 rapidly coming to a close, we’re also nearing the halfway point in the decennial redistricting process. Here’s an update of where redistricting — and redistricting litigation — stands in all 50 states.