Ballot Access

The Sixth Circuit denied Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s request for a stay pending appeal of a case relating to ballot signature requirements. Proponents of a criminal justice reform initiative say the combination of the governor’s stay-at-home order and the signature requirements create an unconstitutionally severe restriction on their access to the ballot. 

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Californians Urged to Duck July 4 Gatherings as Covid Hospitalizations Spike

Returning to daily coronavirus press briefings as the virus surges in much of the Golden State, California Governor Gavin Newsom on Thursday again urged people to avoid gathering with people outside their households and to maintain physical distance from others as the state grapples with a 56% increase in hospital admissions over the last two weeks.

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