Friday night, Democrat state senators in Pennsylvania sued their Republican counterparts in state court in order to stop an expansive subpoena request issued as part of an investigation of the 2020 presidential election.
Today, a three-panel judge in a North Carolina state court struck down a strict voter ID law, finding that the law was passed with the intent, at least in part, to discriminate against African American voters.
Today, a three-judge panel for the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin allowed two cases suing for fair maps in Wisconsin to move forward, consolidating the suits as litigation continues.
On Tuesday, a federal lawsuit was filed on behalf of the Brooklyn Branch of the NAACP against various New York election officials challenging the state’s line-warming ban.
The North Carolina Supreme Court has rolled back a recent legal victory enfranchising individuals with past felony convictions, upholding a pause of a lower court’s ruling while the case is on appeal.
As summer went by, Republicans devoted their energy to passing restrictive voting laws. States began the decennial redistricting process, and courts handed down significant decisions that reshaped access to the ballot box.
Another lawsuit was filed today challenging Texas’ newly enacted voter suppression law Senate Bill 1.
Less than an hour after Gov. Greg Abbott (R) signed voter suppression bill Senate Bill 1 into law, a lawsuit was filed by the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, The Arc and more on behalf of multiple groups.
Minutes after Gov. Greg Abbott (R) signed voter suppression bill Senate Bill 1 into law on Tuesday, voting and civil rights groups sued to challenge the bill’s most disenfranchising provisions.
Texas state senators and Tejano Democrats filed a lawsuit in federal court challenging the state’s legislative districts and upcoming reapportionment plans.