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Edward B. Foley
It is a fortuitous coincidence that the University of Virginia’s Journal of Law & Politics has just published a piece of mine that shows the relevance of the current vote-counting process in Virginia’s Attorney General election to what might happen if the 2016 presidential election turns on a similar vote-counting process in Virginia.
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Professor Daniel Tokaji was quoted in an article from the Associated Press about an attorney general opinion that allows the Ohio treasurer to conduct telephone town halls using public money. The opinion will likely have broad ramifications for the upcoming elections, Tokaji said.
“As a practical matter, while that legal advice is certainly right, very serious concerns can arise about whether these are really intended to inform Ohio constituents about the operations of his office or if they’re campaign events,” he said.
State: North Carolina
Issue: 1. Do Voter Id requirements violate Article VI of the North Carolina Constitution?
2. Do the Photo Id costs violate Article I Section 10 of the North Carolina Constitution?
3. Do the Photo Id property requirements violate Article I Section 11 of the North Carolina Constitution?
4. Do Photo Id requirements impose burdens on classes of voters in violation of Article I Section 19 of the North Carolina Constitution?
5. Do the Photo Id requirements create an undue burden on the right to vote in violation of Article 1 Section 19 of the North Carolina Constitution?
6. Does the State purposefully discriminate against African-American voters in violation Article 1 Section 19 of the North Carolina Constitution?