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Healthy Elections COVID litigation tracker

For the 2020 election, the Stanford-MIT Healthy Elections Project compiled a database tracking election law cases arising out of the COVID-19 pandemic--over 400 cases in more than 44 states.

The below cases represent a special subset of the full Clearinghouse collection.
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1 Mi Familia Vota v. Abbott
5:20-cv-00830 (W.D. Tex.)
Filed 10/16/2020 - Case Ongoing
no defendants on record
Election/Voting Rights
VR-TX-0456
Coding In Process
Summary not yet on record [view]
2 A. Philip Randolph Institute of Ohio v. Larose
1:20-cv-01908 (N.D. Ohio)
Filed 10/08/2020 - Case Ongoing
no defendants on record
Election/Voting Rights
VR-OH-0086
Coding In Process
Summary not yet on record [view]
3 Arctic Village Council v. Meyer
3AN-20-07858Cl (State Court)
Filed 09/08/2020 - Closed
State of Alaska
Election/Voting Rights
VR-AK-0013
Coding Complete
COVID-19 Summary: This case, initially being tracked by the Stanford-MIT Healthy Elections Project, was filed by Arctic Village Council, the League of Women Voters, and individual Alaska voters with underlying health conditions. The plaintiffs sought an order enjoining the State of ... [view]
4 Vote Forward v. DeJoy
1:20-cv-02405 (D.D.C.)
Filed 08/28/2020 - Case Ongoing
no defendants on record
Election/Voting Rights
VR-DC-1177
Coding In Process
Summary not yet on record [view]
5 Lichtenstein v. Hargett
3:20-cv-00736 (M.D. Tenn.)
Filed 08/28/2020 - Case Ongoing
no defendants on record
Election/Voting Rights
VR-TN-0071
Coding In Process
Summary not yet on record [view]
6 Parham v. Watson
3:20-cv-00572 (S.D. Miss.)
Filed 08/27/2020 - Case Ongoing
no defendants on record
Election/Voting Rights
VR-MS-0153
Coding In Process
Summary not yet on record [view]
7 Debraska v. Oneida Business Committee
1:20-cv-01321 (E.D. Wis.)
Filed 08/27/2020 - Case Ongoing
no defendants on record
Election/Voting Rights
VR-WI-0021
Coding In Process
Summary not yet on record [view]
8 Yazzie v. Hobbs
3:20-cv-08222-GMS (D. Ariz.)
Filed 08/26/2020 - Case Ongoing
no defendants on record
Election/Voting Rights
VR-AZ-0061
Coding In Process
Summary not yet on record [view]
9 Alliance Party v. D.C. Board of Elections
1:20-cv-02319 (D.D.C.)
Filed 08/21/2020 - Closed 2020
District of Columbia Board of Elections
Election/Voting Rights
VR-DC-1174
Washington
Coding Complete
This case involved the District of Columbia’s signature requirements for ballot qualification during the COVID-19 pandemic. Bill B-23-0864 lowered the signatures required for third-party presidential candidates to qualify for the D.C. ballot from 5,007 to 250. The political party Alliance Party and two third-party presidential filed this lawsuit ... [view]
10 NAACP v. USPS
1:20-cv-02295 (D.D.C.)
Filed 08/20/2020 - Case Ongoing
United States Postal Service
United States Postal Service
Public Benefits / Government Services
PB-DC-0014
District of Columbia County
Coding Complete
This is a case about whether the United States Postal Service's postal delivery and ballot service policy changes relevant to the 2020 presidential election were implemented in violation of federal law. In July 2020, Louis DeJoy became Postmaster General of the the United States Postal Service (USPS). DeJoy implemented new policies for USPS which ... [view]
11 Arlene Ocasio v. Comisión Estatal de Elecciones
3:20-cv-01432 (D.P.R.)
Filed 08/20/2020 - Case Ongoing
no defendants on record
Election/Voting Rights
VR-PR-0033
Coding In Process
Summary not yet on record [view]
12 Donald J. Trump for President v. Murphy
3:20-cv-10753 (D.N.J.)
Filed 08/18/2020 - Case Ongoing
no defendants on record
Election/Voting Rights
VR-NJ-0043
Coding In Process
Summary not yet on record [view]
13 National Urban League v. DeJoy
1:20-cv-2391 (D. Md.)
Filed 08/18/2020 - Case Ongoing
no defendants on record
Election/Voting Rights
VR-MD-0045
Coding In Process
Summary not yet on record [view]
14 Richardson v. Trump
1:20-cv-02262-EGS (D.D.C.)
Filed 08/17/2020 - Case Ongoing
no defendants on record
Election/Voting Rights
VR-DC-1173
Coding In Process
Summary not yet on record [view]
15 Davis v. Benson
1:20-cv-00768 (W.D. Mich.)
Filed 08/14/2020 - Case Ongoing
no defendants on record
Election/Voting Rights
VR-MI-0082
Coding In Process
Summary not yet on record [view]
16 Texas Alliance of Retired Americans v. Hughes
5:20-cv-00128 (S.D. Tex.)
Filed 08/12/2020 - Case Ongoing
no defendants on record
Election/Voting Rights
VR-TX-0458
Coding In Process
Summary not yet on record [view]
17 Cook County Republican Party v. Pritzker
1:20-cv-04676 (N.D. Ill.)
Filed 08/10/2020 - Case Ongoing
no defendants on record
Election/Voting Rights
VR-IL-0135
Coding In Process
Summary not yet on record [view]
18 Reed-Pratt v. Winfrey
3:20-cv-12129 (E.D. Mich.)
Filed 08/09/2020 - Case Ongoing
no defendants on record
Election/Voting Rights
VR-MI-0088
Coding In Process
Summary not yet on record [view]
19 Anderson v. Raffensperger
1:20-cv-03263 (N.D. Ga.)
Filed 08/06/2020 - Case Ongoing
no defendants on record
Election/Voting Rights
VR-GA-0172
Coding In Process
Summary not yet on record [view]
20 Jobs for Downriver v. Whitmer
2:20-cv-12115 (E.D. Mich.)
Filed 08/05/2020 - Case Ongoing
no defendants on record
Election/Voting Rights
VR-MI-0086
Coding In Process
Summary not yet on record [view]
21 Donald J. Trump for President v. Cegavske
2:20-cv-01445 (D. Nev.)
Filed 08/04/2020 - Case Ongoing
no defendants on record
Election/Voting Rights
VR-NV-0027
Coding In Process
Summary not yet on record [view]
22 Minnesota Voters Alliance v. Walz
0:20-cv-01688 (D. Minn.)
Filed 08/04/2020 - Case Ongoing
no defendants on record
Election/Voting Rights
VR-MN-0018
Coding In Process
Summary not yet on record [view]
23 Harding v. Edwards
3:20-cv-00495 (M.D. La.)
Filed 08/03/2020 - Case Ongoing
no defendants on record
Election/Voting Rights
VR-LA-0121
Coding In Process
Summary not yet on record [view]
24 League of Women Voters of Ohio v. LaRose
2:20-cv-03843 (S.D. Ohio)
Filed 07/31/2020 - Case Ongoing
no defendants on record
Election/Voting Rights
VR-OH-0090
Coding In Process
Summary not yet on record [view]
25 Common Cause Indiana v. Lawson
1:20-cv-02007 (S.D. Ind.)
Filed 07/30/2020 - Case Ongoing
no defendants on record
Election/Voting Rights
VR-IN-0031
Coding In Process
Summary not yet on record [view]
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