All summer long, the clock has been ticking on voting rights cases. Judges don't like to change voting rules too near an election, and November is creeping ever closer.
And the past two weeks, in particular, have been eventful: Five courts in five states ruled against voter ID and proof-of-citizenship laws.
There's still time for appeals and stays. But for now, advocates for voting access are celebrating.
"It's been like Christmas Day," one activist told CNN on Monday.