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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.|
|Type of Court||Federal|
|Issue Tag(s)||Vote-by-Mail (Claim that Mail Voting Leads to Fraud and/or Vote Dilution)|
|Complaint(s)||11/20/2020: Complaint filed.|