State courts across the country stepped up to protect voters and the integrity of our electoral system. But now those courts are under attack.
On Wednesday, Jan. 25, the U.S. Department of Justice filed a motion to participate in oral argument before the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in a lawsuit challenging a Texas election law about voter registration requirements.
North Carolina’s Republican-controlled Legislature has never been shy about abusing its power to undermine free and fair elections.
On Tuesday, Jan. 24, following a lawsuit, a majority of Arizona county recorders agreed that they will not purge voters under Arizona voter suppression laws House Bill 2492 and House Bill 2243.
On Tuesday, Jan. 24, the elections director of Cochise County, Arizona announced her resignation, citing the “outrageous and physically and emotionally threatening” working atmosphere.
On Monday, Jan. 23, a Colorado judge dismissed counterclaims of defamation made by a right-wing group, the United States Election Integrity Plan, after voting rights groups sued USEIP for voter intimidation.
In 2022, Democracy Docket tracked four decertification lawsuits that are seeking or sought to void the results of the 2020 election. These lawsuits demonstrate how rooted election denialism has become in the GOP.
On Friday, Jan. 20, North Carolina Republicans asked the North Carolina Supreme Court to rehear a case challenging a restrictive photo ID to vote law after the court shifted from blue to red in the 2022 midterm elections.
On Friday, Jan. 20, the Vermont Supreme Court upheld a statute authorizing noncitizens who are legal U.S. residents in Montpelier, Vermont to vote in local elections.
On Friday, Jan. 20, North Carolina Republican legislators asked the North Carolina Supreme Court to rehear a case over the state’s congressional and legislative maps, a blatantly partisan move after control of the state Supreme Court flipped to red in the 2022 midterm elections.
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