Recent Cases & Actions
The League of Women Voters of Montana is challenging the constitutionality of a Montana law that threatens to punish voters who apply to register to vote in a new jurisdiction in Montana.
OpenSecrets and Campaign Legal Center filed suit against the FEC after it failed to respond to their Petition to promulgate new disclosure rules for “special-purpose” accounts maintained by national political party committees. CLC and OpenSecrets sued to force the FEC to do its job and ensure full transparency of the funds flowing into and out of these supercharged party accounts.
CLC joined a brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to uphold the right of Black voters in South Carolina to be free from racial gerrymandering.
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.
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.
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.