Common Cause RI et. al v. Gorbea - A court case that The ACLU of Rhode Island is currently involved in.


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Common Cause RI et. al v. Gorbea (2020)

Category: Active Case    COVID-19    Discrimination    Rights of the Disabled    Voting Rights    

About this Case:
This is a federal lawsuit challenging Rhode Island’s witness/notary requirements for voting by mail during the 2020 elections.

Current Status:
BREAKING, 8/13/2020, 11:35am - SCOTUS refuses to reinstate mail ballot signature requirements.

This case was filed by attorneys from the National ACLU, the ACLU of RI, the Campaign Legal Center and the law firm Fried Frank.

Questions about voting? Click here for info on your voting rights during 2020 RI Elections.

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  • Jul 22, 2020 - Groups Challenge State Vote-by-Mail Requirements that Risk the Health of Voters