Nos. 2021-1428 and 2021-1449.

195 N.E.3d 74 (2022)

167 Ohio St.3d 499


ADAMS et al. v. DEWINE, Governor, et al. League of Women Voters of Ohio et al. v. Ohio Redistricting Commission et al.

Supreme Court of Ohio.

Decided January 14, 2022.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

McTigue & Colombo, L.L.C., Donald J. McTigue , and Derek S. Clinger , Columbus; and Elias Law Group, L.L.P., Abha Khanna , Ben Stafford , Aria C. Branch , Jyoti Jasrasaria , Spencer W. Klein , and Harleen K. Gambhir , for petitioners in case No. 2021-1428.

ACLU of Ohio Foundation, Inc., Freda J. Levenson , and David J. Carey ; American Civil Liberties Union, and Julie A. Ebenstein ; and Covington & Burling, L.L.P., Robert D. Fram , Donald Brown , Cambridge, David Denuyl , Joshua Gonzalez , Juliana Goldrosen , James Smith , L. Brady Bender , Alex Thomson , Anupam Sharma , and Yale Fu , for petitioners in case No. 2021-1449.

Dave Yost , Attorney General, and Bridget C. Coontz , Michael A. Walton , and Julie M. Pfeiffer , Assistant Attorneys General, for respondent Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose.

Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, L.L.P., Phillip J. Strach , Thomas A. Farr , John E. Branch III , and Alyssa M. Riggins ; and Taft Stettinius & Hollister, L.L.P., W. Stuart Dornette , Beth A. Bryan , and Philip D. Williamson , Cincinnati, for respondents Senate President Matt Huffman and Speaker of the House Robert Cupp.

Chris Tavenor , urging granting of relief for amicus curiae, Ohio Environmental Council.

{¶ 1} In our representative democracy, the power rests at all times with the people. Their power is never more profound than when it is expressed through their vote at the ballot box. Those whom the people elect to represent them are given transitory authority to discharge their responsibilities under the Constitutions...


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