COVID-Related Election Litigation Tracker

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This database consolidates and tracks litigation concerning the effect of the pandemic on election law. The purpose of this tool is to provide an interactive list of relevant cases that can be searched by issue, court, status, and jurisdiction.

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Michigan Welfare Rights Organization v. Trump


Michigan Welfare Rights Organization v. Trump, No. 1:20-cv-03388 (D.D.C.)

  Case Summary Plaintiffs, Detroit voters and a state chapter of a union that advocates for low-income people, allege that defendant, the Trump campaign, in its pressure on state and local officials to not certify election results, is attempting to disenfranchise Black voters in violation of the Voting Rights Act.
Filed 11/20/2020
State District Columbia
Type of Court Federal
Circuit D.C. Circuit
Status Active
Last Updated 12/26/2020
Issue Tag(s) Vote-by-Mail (Claim that Mail Voting Leads to Fraud and/or Vote Dilution)
Complaint(s) 11/20/2020: Complaint filed.
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