“Democracy Diminished: LDF Releases Report on State and Local Threats to Voting Rights Three Years After Landmark Shelby County Decision”

Release: Today, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF), released a report titled, Democracy Diminished: State and Local Threats to Voting Post-Shelby County, Alabama v. Holder (Shelby County), a detailed collection of state, county, and local voting changes … Continue reading

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“Lawsuit Filed to Protect Voting Rights in Maricopa, Arizona Following Recent Presidential Preference Primary Election Fiasco”

Release: Today, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law (Lawyers’ Committee), Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, and Osborn Maledon filed a lawsuit challenging the decision to reduce the number of polling places for the March presidential preference election (PPE) … Continue reading

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“Federal court questions whether Texas voter ID law can offer accommodations”

WaPo: With the U.S. Supreme Court watching, judges on a federal appeals court here Tuesday questioned whether accommodations could be made to protect minority voters and still save Texas’s strictest-in-the-nation voter ID law in time for the presidential contest in … Continue reading

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Breaking: In Major Decision, Federal Court Blocks Cutback in Ohio Registration/Early Voting “Golden Week”

In a 120-page opinion, [new working link] a federal district court has held that the Ohio legislature’s elimination of “Golden Week,” a week in which Ohio voters could both register to vote and cast an early ballot at the same location, violates … Continue reading

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