The U.S. Supreme Court’s 2022-23 term ended on June 30, with the release of the final opinions and the last order list. The term proved to be an important one for democracy, with two landmark voting rights cases and a slew of smaller decisions influencing our elections.
In 2020, John Eastman, an attorney for then-President Donald Trump, presented the most extreme version of the fringe independent state legislature theory in pursuit of overturning the presidential election results.
In a Missed “Opportunity To Learn From Its Mistakes,” Supreme Court Leaves Mississippi’s Felony Disenfranchisement Provision in Place
On Friday, June 30, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to weigh in a lawsuit challenging Mississippi’s 1890 felony disenfranchisement provision.
Some recent rulings by state courts demonstrate how they can use the gavel to advance — or hinder — voting rights in their respective states.
Last month, Minnesota brought the U.S. one step closer to reforming the Electoral College and ushering in a national popular vote for president.
Organizations like ours will keep building power with Black and brown folks in rural areas, but we can’t be the only ones.
From catch-all voter suppression bills to hostile local government takeovers, these Republican-enacted bills are emblematic of the party’s increasingly antagonistic stance toward voting.
Never mind “Don’t mess with Texas.” Don’t mess with Gen-Z’s political empowerment in Texas and don’t tread on us.
As the GOP becomes even more extreme in its attacks against free and fair elections, Republican state lawmakers have channeled this approach to craft legislation banning voting machines, school polling locations and more.
As a leader of a civic engagement organization and as a young voter, I am issuing a Bat-Signal to those that see our democracy is hanging in the balance.