Recent Cases & Actions
North Dakota’s voter ID law requires that voters’ identification include their current residential street address in order to cast a regular ballot. The use of a residential address requirement negatively impacts the ability of Native Americans living on reservations in North Dakota to exercise their right to vote.
In light of the global coronavirus pandemic, CLC’s efforts to expand voter access have taken on renewed urgency as national, state and local voters seek answers on how elections can proceed safely and securely.
CLC filed a lawsuit with co-counsel in LULAC v. Reagan, a complaint about Arizona's burdensome dual registration system for voters.
In 2018, Florida voters restored the right to vote to individuals with felony convictions. The legislature then enacted a law conditioning rights restoration on payment of restitution, fines and fees, tying the right to vote to a person's wealth. CLC represents hundreds of thousands of Floridians who are seeking to participate in the 2020 election.
CLC and Giffords filed four complaints with the Federal Election Commission alleging that the National Rifle Association violated the law by using a series of shell corporations to make millions of dollars of unreported contributions. The FEC failed to act, so CLC Action is suing to force it to hold the NRA accountable for violating the laws designed to limit money’s influence on politics.
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.