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Supreme Court Sends N.C. Partisan Gerrymandering Case, Rucho v. Common Cause, Back to Lower Court

The Rucho v. Common Cause organizational plaintiffs include Common Cause and the North Carolina Democratic Party. Both organizations have members in every congressional district in North Carolina. Rucho v. Common Cause also has individual plaintiffs, including  at least one voter from each of North Carolina’s 13 congressional districts.

Voting & Elections 06.22.2018

‘Crosscheck’ System Shuttered After Wrongly Tagging Legal Voters

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach's voter database has generated thousands of "false positive" duplicate registrations. Some states want to use to system to remove voters from their registration rolls.

Voting & Elections 06.19.2018

Judge Sends Kris Kobach Back to School

In an unusual rebuke to Kansas' secretary of state, a federal judge also strikes down the state's attempt to require prospective voters to provide documentary proof of citizenship when they register.

Associated Press: US Supreme Court justices: No definitive ruling on partisan districts

“Today, the U.S. Supreme Court today did not to address the unconstitutionality of one of the most partisan gerrymanders of state legislative districts (2011) in American history, but we remain hopeful that standing can be addressed and we can win justice in the courts. We even more urgently renew our call on the Wisconsin Legislature to replace this broken system with a transparent, non-partisan process modeled after our neighbor, Iowa, in time for the 2021 redistricting cycle, if not before.” - Jay Heck, executive director of Common Cause in Wisconsin

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