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June 1, 2020

Prominent State Legislators File an Amicus Brief in the Supreme Court of the United States


King & Spalding represents Speaker Elijah Haahr of the Missouri House of Representatives, Speaker David Ralston of the Georgia House of Representatives, Speaker Ron Ryckman of the Kansas House of Representatives, Majority Leader Paul Gazelka of the Minnesota Senate, Representative Brady Brammer of the Utah House, and Representative Matt Simpson of the Alabama House in connection with an amicus brief that was filed on June 1 in the Supreme Court of the United States supporting the petitions for writ of certiorari in the case of Attorney General Mark Brnovich, et al. v. Democratic National Committee. The petitions ask the Court to resolve a split among the Circuit Courts of Appeals in the application of Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act.  Our clients argue that they need clarity in order to enact state statutes to ensure fair, efficient, and secure elections.