2/26: House Democrats are pushing to enact The Voting Rights Advancement Act, which would amend the parameters of the current Voting Rights Act.
12/1: Representative-elect Katie Hill spoke about H.R. 1, which would promote automatic voter registration, gerrymandering legislation, and expanding the Voting Rights Act.
7/6: Democrats claim the court's decision in Shelby County v. Holder has gutted the Voting Rights Act, while Republicans claim increased election integrity.
4/10: The ACRU filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Greater Birmingham Ministries v. Merrill, arguing that the appeals court should hold that Alabama’s voter-ID law is permitted by the federal Voting Rights Act.
1/17: A federal judge in Alabama has thrown out a lawsuit against the state’s voter ID law, finding that the law doesn’t prevent anyone from voting.
1/9: A case at the high court could have big implications for how aggressively states can remove voters from their rolls.
1/3: A public interest watchdog put one Texas County on notice for failing to disclose noncitizen registered voter records, the group says.