Republicans Losing Election Law War as Campaign Ramps Up
Republicans are losing most of the court fights with Democrats over whether GOP-backed state voter regulations will illegally suppress turnout among the poor and minorities in the Nov. 6 presidential contest.
As the general election begins in earnest following the conclusion of the Democratic national convention, legal battles continue in a half dozen swing-states where court challenges await decisions by state and federal judges. There are at least 32 challenges to election law procedures pending in federal and state courts. About 21 of 32 election law challenges have been filed over laws in swing states with seven involving Florida and six involving Ohio.
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