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Over the weekend, the United States Supreme Court denied a request to vacate a stay issued by the Fifth Circuit last week. The Fifth Circuit's order blocked the decision of the District Court finding Texas' voter ID law unconstitutional. The case is Veasey v. Perry.
Federal Court Denies Ohio Libertarian Party's Motion for Preliminary Injunction in Ballot Access CasePosted on October 17, 2014, 4:35 pm
U.S. District Judge Michael Watson denied a motion for a preliminary injunction filed by the Ohio Libertarian Party seeking to block the decision of the Ohio Secretary of State disqualifying candidates' nominating petitions. The case is Libertarian Party of Ohio v. Husted.
The Arkansas Supreme Court yesterday issued an opinion striking down the state's voter ID law, affirming the lower court's ruling that the law violates the Arkansas Constitution. The case is Kohls v. Martin.
The Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals today granted an emergency motion for a stay pending appeal filed by the state. The court's order blocks the District Court's opinion striking down Texas' voter ID. The case is Veasey v. Perry.
The U.S. Supreme Court granted an application to vacate the Seventh Circuit's stay, effectively halting the implementation of Wisconsin's voter ID law for this November's election. The case is Frank v. Walker.
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