Republicans have made it very clear that their resolution for 2024 is no different than any other year: Eviscerate what is left of the Voting Rights Act.
Today, the entire 5th Circuit reheard a case challenging the Mississippi Constitution’s lifetime ban on voting for individuals with certain felony convictions.
The ranking member of a U.S. House committee that oversees election administration has sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Merrick Garland urging the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate a robocall that seemingly uses artificial intelligence to impersonate President Joe Biden and misleadingly warns New Hampshire voters not to vote in the state’s primary.
Yesterday evening, Louisiana Gov. Jeff Landry (R) signed a bill creating a new congressional map for the state featuring two majority-Black districts, ending a nearly two year saga over adequate Black representation in the Pelican State.
The good news is that we are not trapped in Trump’s political inferno. We still have time to reject his invitation to go deeper into the hopeless MAGA void.
Earlier this month, Mohave County Supervisor Ron Gould (R) filed a lawsuit challenging Arizona’s prohibition on hand counting.
On Friday, Maine Secretary of State Shenna Bellows (D) appealed a lower court order that paused her decision to remove former President Donald Trump from the state’s presidential primary ballot under Section 3 of the 14th Amendment.
Last night, a federal judge granted a request to temporarily block a provision of North Carolina’s recently enacted voter suppression law.
A new Democracy Docket report shows that 2023 was another year in which pro-voting litigation groups played an outsized role in protecting voting rights.
Last week, the Republican National Committee and the Georgia Republican Party filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit challenging Georgia’s absentee ballot application deadline arguing that the Voting Rights Act is unconstitutional.