National News

Census News

A recent NPR article misconstrues Alabama’s and Louisiana’s arguments and the state of the law regarding how racial minorities should be classified and quantified when analyzing claims under § 2 of the Voting Rights Act.

State News

New Mexico

New Mexico’s Supreme Court agreed to assume jurisdiction over the partisan gerrymandering challenge to the state’s congressional plan and scheduled oral arguments for early January 2023.

North Carolina

The U.S. Supreme Court scheduled oral arguments for Moore v. Harper, the Independent State Legislature Doctrine case, on December 7th.

Ohio

Ohio’s Republican legislative leaders announced they would appeal the Ohio Supreme Court’s decision striking down the state’s second congressional plan to the U.S. Supreme Court.