October 1, 2023 1:39 pm

Opinion | In NV of All Places, Elected Officials Should Stop Tolerating Trump’s Attack on Democracy

The fourth and final count in the indictment of Donald Trump for plotting to overturn the 2020 election asserts Trump:

 “did knowingly combine, conspire, confederate, and agree with co-conspirators, known and unknown to the Grand Jury, to injure, oppress, threaten, and intimidate one or more persons in the free exercise and enjoyment of a right and privilege secured to them by the Constitution and laws of the United States—that is, the right to vote, and to have one’s vote counted.”

Supreme Court Says State Lawmakers Can’t Just Ignore State Law when Drawing Voting Districts or Choosing Presidential Electors

For months, legislators, legal scholars and people simply interested in democracy and elections were fixated on a case before the Supreme Court, Moore v. Harper. Those following the case, which asked the justices to rule on the “independent state legislature doctrine,” have held their collective breath awaiting the outcome, which could have changed fundamental aspects of U.S. elections and politics.