Florida’s legislature meets in a special session to adopt new congressional maps

Florida’s legislature meets in a special session to adopt new congressional maps

This post was originally published on this siteRepublican leaders say they’ll approve maps drawn by the governor that eliminate two Black voting districts. Gov. Ron DeSantis insisted on district maps that give an extra advantage to Republicans.

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Mark Meadows Is Taken Off North Carolina Voter Roll Amid Fraud Inquiry

Mark Meadows Is Taken Off North Carolina Voter Roll Amid Fraud Inquiry

This post was originally published on this siteThe state is investigating whether Mr. Meadows cast a legal vote in 2020, after reports questioned if he lived at the address listed on his voter registration.

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Fate of absentee ballot drop boxes on trial in Wisconsin Supreme Court case

Fate of absentee ballot drop boxes on trial in Wisconsin Supreme Court case

This post was originally published on this siteThe Wisconsin Supreme Court is set to hear a case Wednesday that may determine the use of absentee ballot drop boxes in state elections this year and beyond.

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How will new partisan redistricting maps affect this year’s midterm elections?

How will new partisan redistricting maps affect this year’s midterm elections?

This post was originally published on this siteNPR’s Rachel Martin talks to Michael Li, senior counsel at the Brennan Center for Justice, about the current redistricting cycle, which he calls “one of the most aggressive in the country’s history.”

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G.O.P. Presses for Greater Edge on Florida and Ohio Congressional Maps

G.O.P. Presses for Greater Edge on Florida and Ohio Congressional Maps

This post was originally published on this siteIn Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis vetoed a map drawn by his fellow Republicans in the Legislature. In Ohio, Republicans closed in on a G.O.P.-friendly map for the midterm elections.

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Missouri legislators reach redistricting compromise

Missouri legislators reach redistricting compromise

This post was originally published on this siteThe Missouri state Senate on Thursday reached a compromise on new congressional district map lines, ending a deep division among Republicans that created a month-long impasse in one of the final states left to complete the decennial redistricting…

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Supreme Court Sides With Republicans in Case on Wisconsin Redistricting

Supreme Court Sides With Republicans in Case on Wisconsin Redistricting

This post was originally published on this siteThe justices sent a case on legislative maps back to a state court for another look, but they refused a request to block the state’s congressional maps.

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The race to change voting rules is on

The race to change voting rules is on

This post was originally published on this siteA version of this story appeared in the CITIZEN BY CNN newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here.

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Supreme Court to decide if North Carolina legislators can defend voter ID law

Supreme Court to decide if North Carolina legislators can defend voter ID law

This post was originally published on this siteThe Supreme Court will consider whether North Carolina Republicans can advocate in court for a voter ID law that they believe the state’s Democratic attorney general isn’t fighting hard enough to defend.

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GOP push for new voting restrictions in Michigan ramps up ahead of June 1 deadline

GOP push for new voting restrictions in Michigan ramps up ahead of June 1 deadline

This post was originally published on this siteMichigan Republicans’ effort to get around Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s vetoes and implement new voting restrictions via a petition drive is set to ramp up this weekend, with a new push to gather signatures in time to meet a late-spring deadline and make the...

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