In a 2-1 opinion, a District Court panel determined that the redistricting plan enacted by the Wisconsin legislature in 2011 was an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander. The court deferred its ruling as to a remedy, ordering further briefing by the parties. The case is Whitford v. Nichol.
Pennsylvania\'s presidential vote may fall within the number that would trigger an automatic recount. According to 25 PS 3154, a recount is automatic if the votes are within one-half percent or less of the total votes cast.
The Colorado Democratic Party filed an emergency motion in Denver District Court to extend voting hours by two hours because of a statewide computer system delay. The Denver Post has details. UPDATE: Court denies extention. Polls close at 7pm as planned.
A New Hampshire state court judge granted a request by the New Hampshire Democratic Party to extend voting hours by one hour in the City of Dover. Earlier in the day, the city emailed its residents that voting hours ended at 8pm when in fact they ended at 7pm. The judge ordered the polls open in Dover until 8pm.
Democracy North Carolina has filed an action in state court to extend voting hours in Durham County due to problems with the use of electronic pollbooks. See the plaintiff\'s memorandum of law in support of its emergency motion for a preliminary injunction. UPDATE: North Carolina Board of Elections extends voting time in eight Durham County precincts. Wake County judge declines to intervene.
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