Resource: People First of Alabama, et al. v. John Merrill, et al.

By: Southern Poverty Law Center

May 1, 2020

Southern Poverty Law Center

As elections approached in Alabama during the COVID-19 pandemic, the state failed to provide safe and accessible voting, potentially disenfranchising tens of thousands of voters. The SPLC and its allies filed a federal lawsuit to compel state officials to make absentee and in-person voting more accessible to protect the health and safety of Alabama voters.