Evenwel v. Abbott

By |2015-08-05T13:50:00-04:00August 5th, 2015|

The Supreme Court has an opportunity to determine whether only citizens get a political voice in America.

WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 5, 2015) — In a brief submitted today at the U.S. Supreme Court, the ACRU contends that a Texas policy that includes non-citizens in apportioning districts gives areas with large numbers of non-citizens undue political power.

“The practical result… is that the votes of the residents of districts with larger non-citizen populations count roughly one and a half as much as the votes of the residents of other districts,” states ACRU’s brief in Evenwel v. Abbott.

“The doctrine of one-person, one-vote logically grows directly […]

Arizona v. Inter Tribal Council of Arizona

By |2013-03-13T13:39:53-04:00March 13th, 2013|

Arizona voters passed a law in 2004 “to combat voter fraud by requiring voters to present proof of citizenship when they register to vote and to present identification when they vote on election day.” The ACRU filed a friend of the court brief in 2013 defending the law as a necessary measure to fight vote fraud.



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