ELECTION LAWSUITS IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19


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Detroit Voter Roll Cleanup Lawsuit Ends

Cleanup of Lists Underway (DETROIT, MI.) – June 30, 2020: The federal lawsuit to enforce targeted voter roll maintenance actions formally resolved today because the Defendants in Detroit and the Michigan Secretary of State acted on data provided to them by the Public Interest Legal Foundation. (Public Interest Legal Foundation v. Detroit). The Public Interest […]


Court Brief: Thousands of Dead, Duplicated CA Voter Registrants Could Get Mail Ballots

New Amicus Briefs Outline Widespread Flaws in ‘Active’ California Voter Roll (SACRAMENTO, CA.) – June 24, 2020: The Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF)’s amicus briefs filed in two federal lawsuits regarding California’s expanded use of mail ballots in 2020 were accepted by their respective courts this week. The briefs outline flaws in the California voter […]


National Task Force Outlines 2020 Election Security Standards for Voting by Mail

Four Core Measures Will Balance Integrity and Access (WASHINGTON, D.C.) – June 19, 2020: A task force of election integrity attorneys, researchers, and experienced election experts published Standards for Voting by Mail today. The Standards are intended to equip policymakers and election officials with specific standards and protocols for best practices to protect the integrity […]


PILF Praises 5th Circuit Ruling Protecting Texas’ Mail Voting Laws

(NEW ORLEANS, LA) – June 4, 2020: Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF) released the following statement in celebration of the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision regarding Texas’ absentee ballot laws. “This is a critical win for Texas and a lesson to other states: defending your mail voting systems in the face of lawless […]


J. Christian Adams to Congress: National Mail Voting is a Folly

(WASHINGTON, D.C.) – June 2, 2020. Public Interest Legal Foundation (PILF) President and General Counsel J. Christian Adams is scheduled to testify before the House Judiciary Committee this coming Wednesday regarding voting rights protections in 2020. Adams will testify on the topic of “Protecting the Right to Vote During the COVID-19 Pandemic” on Wednesday, June […]


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