The League of Women Voters and a group of Democratic Pennsylvania voters filed a lawsuit to challenge Pennsylvania’s 2011 congressional map as an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander under the state constitution.
The State of California has filed a lawsuit against Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross challenging the Commerce Department’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. California argues that the Department’s decision violates the U.S. Constitution and the Administrative Procedure Act. This case is currently pending in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.
The Arab American Institute is suing the Office of Management and Budget for its failure to release documents relating to its decision not to include a combined race and ethnicity and a separate Middle Eastern or North African category on the 2020 Census. This case is pending in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
Common Cause, the North Carolina Democratic Party, and a group of North Carolina voters filed a lawsuit, Common Cause v. Rucho, raising partisan gerrymandering allegations over the state’s 2016 remedial congressional map.