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.
A group of Wisconsin residents who are Democratic voters challenged Wisconsin’s 2011 state assembly redistricting plan as an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander violating the First and Fourteenth Amendments. A three-judge panel ruled in favor of the plaintiffs and ordered a remedial map to be drawn for the 2018 elections.
On April 24, 2017, the Georgia State Conference of the NAACP filed a lawsuit alleging that Georgia’s 2015 state house map was drawn with discriminatory purpose in violation of the Constitution and Voting Rights Act. In addition, the plaintiffs assert that the map resulted in unconstitutional racial and partisan gerrymanders.
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).