In 2020, the Rosebud Sioux Tribe and Oglala Sioux Tribe initiated a lawsuit against several agencies in South Dakota for violations of the National Voter Registration Act, stemming from a lack of training and oversight. A settlement agreement handed down on Sept. 6 promises to change that reality.
Eight known attempts to gain unauthorized access to voting systems in five U.S. states since the 2020 election involved local Republican officeholders or party activists who have advanced Trump’s stolen-election falsehoods or conspiracy theories about rigged voting machines.
In back-to-back votes late on Wednesday, Senate Republicans first blocked Democrats' move to advance the voting rights legislation toward passage. It was the fifth time in less than a year that they did so.