Breaking: 7th Circuit, after 3 Year Delay, Decides Challenge to Wisconsin Voter ID and Related Voting Provisions, in Short Unanimous Opinion, Upholding and Striking Down Some Parts of Law; This is Mostly a Loss for Voting Rights Plaintiffs

You can find the 27-page unanimous decision, with no explanation for the 3 year delay in this case, at this link. This is mostly a loss for the plaintiffs in these cases, as the appeals court rejected many (though not … Continue reading

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“Federal court tosses suit brought by Texas Democrats seeking to revive straight-ticket voting”

Texas Tribune: A federal judge on Wednesday threw out Democrats’ effort to reinstate the straight-ticket voting option in Texas.Siding with the state, U.S. District Judge Marina Garcia Marmolejo found that Democrats lacked standing to challenge Texas Republicans’ decision to kill straight-ticket voting … Continue reading

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Federal Court Rejects Claim to Open More Kentucky Polling Places for Upcoming Primary with Most Voting Shifted to Absentee Balloting in Light of COVID-19

Opinion here. Josh Douglas thread starts here: BREAKING: KY denies plaintiff’s claim that having only one polling place on June 23 violates the Constitution and the Voting Right Act. 1/— Josh Douglas (@JoshuaADouglas) June 19, 2020 … Continue reading

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