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Cases & Actions

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In 2021, President Biden issued an Executive Order Promoting Access to Voting which directed federal agencies to consider ways to increase access to democracy and develop strategic plans to achieve those goals. Campaign Legal Center wrote to several agencies encouraging them to deliver on the Executive Order’s directives and identifying ways they can help expand access to the ballot box.

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Campaign Legal Center Action sued the Federal Election Commission on behalf of End Citizens United after the FEC dismissed ECU’s administrative complaints alleging inappropriate coordination between then-Governor of Florida, Rick Scott, and a super PAC, New Republican, among other campaign finance violations.

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Campaign Legal Center is urging the New Hampshire Supreme Court to rule that extreme partisan gerrymandering violates the New Hampshire Constitution.  

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Featured Cases
Enforcing Campaign Finance Laws: Giffords v. FEC
NRA Executives with President Donald Trump

Campaign Legal Center Action (CLCA), on behalf of the gun safety organization Giffords, filed suit against the National Rifle Association (NRA) and two political campaigns for violating federal campaign finance laws. This suit follows the FEC's failure to comply with a court order to take action on the allegations against the NRA.

Defending Independent Redistricting: Daunt v. Benson
Protesters hold signs for fair maps at the U.S. Supreme Court

Michigan voters approved a constitutional amendment to create an independent redistricting commission to redraw the state’s voting districts. A group of plaintiffs sued to block its implementation. CLC serves as co-counsel for Voters Not Politicians, a nonpartisan, citizen-led organization that worked to pass the constitutional amendment.

VoteAmerica v. Raffensperger
A woman with her back to the camera holds a sign which says "Voting access for ALL", while standing with others in front of a large mural of John Lewis.

In 2021, Georgia passed a new elections law that severely limits the ability of third parties to provide voters with assistance requesting, obtaining and submitting absentee ballot applications. CLC represents several organizations who distribute absentee ballot applications in challenging this burdensome and unnecessary law.

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