Ohioans sent a clear message to elected officials that blatant attempts to consolidate power and thwart the will of the people is not good politics.
Even before tomorrow’s debate, the GOP candidates taking the stage have made their stance on voting rights and democracy clear.
Last week, Ohioans overwhelmingly rejected Issue 1, a ballot measure that would have gutted a century-old right to majority rule for direct democracy.
Republicans used omnibus bills to further suppress the vote this session. Here’s what the bills do and where they stand in litigation.
Already, we can see the first rumblings of the next Republican legal strategies echoing in lawsuits, court filings and legal opinions across the country.
Virginia’s Felony Disenfranchisement Provision Faces a New Legal Challenge Under This 150-Year-Old Law
At the end of June, pro-voting groups resurrected the 150-year-old Virginia Readmission Act as the basis for a novel legal challenge to the Virginia Constitution’s lifetime ban on voting for individuals with any felony conviction.
To better understand the dangers posed by the ACE Act, we highlight three of its most harmful provisions, outline the conspiracies or falsehoods behind the measures and compare them to the provisions in the Freedom to Vote Act.
Elected officials, experts, activists and litigants react to the diverging decisions from the recent SCOTUS term.
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.