Utah limits access to individualized voter registration data to certain entities and purposes, and Lieutenant Governor Cox’s sharing of data with the Commission could potentially expose data belonging to over 1.5 million registered Utah voters.
North Carolina v. Covington is an appeal by state lawmakers to the U.S. Supreme Court that seeks review of a federal three-judge panel’s ruling that twenty-eight of North Carolina’s legislative districts are unconstitutional racial gerrymanders. The lawmakers are simultaneously pursuing an appeal to vacate the panel’s remedial order calling for special elections in 2017.
The Brennan Center and co-counsel filed suit in federal court challenging Texas's strict photo voter ID law on behalf of the Texas State Conference of the NAACP and the Mexican American Legislative Caucus of the Texas House of Representatives (MALC).
The groups and a private plaintiff argue that the Texas Secretary of State would break state law if he hands over personal information about voters to the president’s “Election Integrity” Commission without meeting certain conditions.