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.
The Electronic Privacy and Information Center filed a lawsuit challenging the Commerce Department’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census without having conducted Privacy Impact Assessments analyzing how citizenship data will be handled.
The NAACP has sued the Census Bureau, contending that the Bureau’s inadequate preparations for the 2020 Census will lead to a dramatic undercount of communities of color and a violation of the government’s constitutional duty to conduct a full national head count. This case is currently pending in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland.
The Brennan Center filed a lawsuit against the State of Indiana on behalf of the Indiana NAACP and the League of Women Voters of Indiana, challenging a recently enacted law, Senate Bill 442, which violates the National Voter Registration Act’s protections against wrongful voter removals.