The Supreme Court is gearing up next term to wade into two major battles over how Americans vote in elections, with cases over how much of a role race plays in drawing voting districts and who has the final say on election procedures.
"Late judicial tinkering with election laws can lead to disruption and to unanticipated and unfair consequences for candidates, political parties, and voters, among others," wrote Chief Justice Kavanaugh.
Both sides are telling the Supreme Court there’s no middle ground in Wednesday’s showdown over abortion. The justices can either reaffirm the constitutional right to an abortion or wipe it away altogether.
Tennessee Attorney General Herbert Slatery joined 22 attorneys general from other states and issued a letter to leaders in Congress, calling on Congress to end its push to pass legislation giving more election power to the federal government.
Texas Governor Gregg Abbott signed a sweeping election integrity bill on Tuesday, after state Democrats delayed the legislation for months when they fled the Capitol in May (and spread Covid-19 throughout Washington DC).