The publisher of an Arkansas a community newspaper is challenging the constitutionality of Arkansas’ First Congressional District, claiming that the district reflects a racially discriminatory intent and violates Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act.
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.
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.