US Supreme Court Rejects “Independent State Legislature” Theory in Moore v. Harper Elections Case

Earlier this week, the high court rejected a state legislature’s exclusive and independent authority over federal elections and was resolute in not expanding that authority through the dangerous “Independent State Legislature” theory (“ISLT”).  Read the LWVUS press release here.

Last year, LWVMA and every other state League in the country, as well as the District of Columbia  joined the LWVUS amicus brief in Moore v. Harper.  Read the amicus brief HERE.

Read the Recap of the 2023 LWVUS Council in Las Vegas, HERE.