Week of December 18, 2011
The latest election law headlines taken from media outlets across the country during the week of December 18, 2011.
- Maine - Report: 2010 election showed big spike in outside campaign spending in Maine (Lewiston Sun Journal)
- Florida - Election law changes may be confusing absentee voters (Orlando Sentinel)
- Texas - Federal judges slam Texas’ redistricting formula (Houston Chronicle)
- Ohio - U.S. government investigation finds Cuyahoga County's election machines are flawed (Cleveland Plain Dealer)
- Indiana - Plot thickens as judge rules against Indiana Secretary of State Charlie White (Indianapolis Star)
- South Carolina - DMV official: SC board used flawed voter data (AP)
- Florida - FEC report: Buchanan and campaign ‘more likely than not’ violated campaign laws (Sarasota Herald-Tribune)
- South Carolina - Justice Dept. rejects South Carolina voter ID law, calling it discriminatory (The Washington Post)
- Connecticut - Conn. lawmakers face noon redistricting deadline (Newsday)
- Rhode Island - R.I. Rep. Cicilline gets help in contentious redistricting battle (The Washington Post)
- New Jersey - Old law may play part in judge's decision over New Jersey's recent Fourth District assembly election (Gloucester County Times)
- Iowa - Iowa GOP worried by hacker threat to caucus vote (AP)
Below is a list of important litigation documents that were added to our site during the week of December 18, 2011. For a complete list of documents for a particular case, please visit the respective case page. You can view all cases EL@M is following by visiting the Major Pending Cases.
- LaRoque v. Holder/Nix v. Holder (Case Page)
Memorandum Opinion Granting Summary Judgment in Favor of U.S. and Defendants-Intervenors (filed 12/22/11)
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