We were planning on switching over to the new Election Law Blog theme on the night of June 30/morning of July 1, but with the big election law-related opinions coming July 1, we are doing the transition today. So the… Continue reading
Colorado’s independent commission just made public
its draft state legislative maps. PlanScore’s analyses of the maps are below. They’re both impressively balanced
based on every measure of partisan fairness.
The final opinions are expected to come on Thursday, July 1. [this post has been updated.]
Really looking forward to this virtual event.
July 22 Democracy Fund event:
Join the Democracy Fund for our Language Access for Voters Webinar on July 22nd from 3:30-5pm ET.As we all eagerly await the release of census data, including the redistricting data file, another important data release… Continue reading
Gov. Gavin Newsom is suing his own appointed elections chief to get two words next to his name on the recall ballot: Democratic Party.The governor and his staff overlooked paperwork last year that would have allowed him to state… Continue reading
Molly Beck reports
for the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel.
The CEO of a Florida-based firm chosen to conduct the review of Maricopa County’s election results appeared in a conspiracy theorist film riddled with falsehoods about the 2020 election and directed by a man whose previous work claimed … Continue reading
Nearly three-dozen corporate PACs have donated at least $5,000 to Republicans who objected to certifying the 2020 election, yet Toyota leads by a substantial margin.Why it matters: Following Jan. 6, huge segments of corporate America rethought their political-giving programs.… Continue reading
That’s the way I would frame the big-picture perspective on this case. The major precedents on when state demands for disclosure of a group’s donors violate the First Amendment’s protections for freedom of association (outside the campaign-finance context) come from… Continue reading
Lots of people are buzzing today about Jon Karl’s piece
in the Atlantic in which Bill Barr portrays himself in standing up to Trump and his claims of election fraud. As is typical in pieces where people from Barr world… Continue reading
From Lee McIntyre and Jonathan Rauch in the Washington Post.
This piece reflects the views developed in full in Rauch’s new book, The Constitution of Knowledge: A Defense of Truth —
#StopTheSteal is not merely Trump’s way of being a… Continue reading