In a recent trial, Kobach has earned the judge’s ire for trying — more than once — to introduce data into evidence that had not been shared with the plaintiffs. It's similar to a tactic he used in a 2016 case.
The Justice Department quietly sent letters to states demanding to know procedures for maintaining voter registration lists. The letters could be the first step in an effort to force states to conduct voter purges.
The U.S. Supreme Court’s recent strike down of two of North Carolina’s congressional districts will most likely not be enough to stop future attempts by power-hungry lawmakers to rig the boundaries of election districts — at the expense of minority voters.