United Congress of Community and Religious Organizations v. Ill. State Board of Elections
No. 1:21-cv-05512 (N.D. Ill.)
A federal court challenge to Illinois state legislative maps claiming the maps unconstitutionally split the Black electorate of East St. Louis. The Plaintiffs motioned for the case to be consolidated with McConchie v. Ill. State Board of Elections and Contreras v. Ill. State Board of Elections. The court granted the motion and consolidated the case.
On December 30th the Court held the September Redistricting Plan did not violate the Voting Rights Act or the Constitution.
HistoryCase filings, starting with most recent court
|Complaint||Oct 15, 2021|
|Order consolidating case||Oct 21, 2021|
|Plaintiff's proposed remedial plan (incl. dcl. and exh.)||Nov 15, 2021|
|Defendant's response to proposed remedial plans||Nov 24, 2021|
|Final order||Dec 30, 2021|