Week of September 9, 2012
The latest election law headlines taken from media outlets across the country during the week of September 9, 2012.
- Pennsylvania - At voter-ID hearing, Pa. justices have tough questions and a surprise (Philadelphia Inquirer)
- Florida - Court Approves Schedule for Florida Early Voting (The New York Times)
- Florida - Clay republican, other GOP groups join Corrine Brown's early voting hours lawsuit (Florida Times-Union)
- Ohio - Redistricting reform: Panel OKs new wording after Supreme Court invalidated old language (Cleveland Plain Dealer)
- Wyoming - Federal court case in Wyoming examines election law and free speech (Casper Star-Tribune)
- New Hampshire - NHCLU suit challenges election law (Concord Monitor)
- Pennsylvania - Pa. high court takes hard look at voter ID law (USA Today)
- Ohio - Ohio Supreme Court says ballot summary for redistricting issue is inaccurate (Cleveland Plain Dealer)
- Ohio - New Rules Enacted For Provisional Ohio Ballots (Wheeling News-Register)
- National - Study: Voter ID law would exclude up to 700,000 young minorities (CBS News)
- Rhode Island - Rhode Island Primary Tests New Voter ID Law (The New York Times)
- Ohio - Elections board accepts a few voter challenges (Cincinnati.com)
- Minnesota - Minnesota to keep enforcing campaign disclosure law; federal judge called part of it 'onerous' (Minneapolis Star Tribune)
- Louisiana - Louisiana's voter ID compromise (The Advertiser (Lafayette, Lousiana))
- Illinois - Appeals court upholds Illinois campaign disclosure law (Chicago Tribune)
- Ohio - Fired Dayton Democrats suing Husted (Columbus Dispatch)
- National - A Tight Election May Be Tangled in Legal Battles (The New York Times)
- Ohio - Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted rescinds order blocking early voting hours, asks court for stay during appeal (Cleveland Plain Dealer)
Information & Analysis
Information and analysis on the latest developments in election law during the week of September 9, 2012.
- Ohio Supreme Court Orders Ballot Board to Reconvene
- Ohio Lawsuit Seeking Purge of Voter Rolls
- Judge Cancels Hearing Requiring Husted's Presence
- Oral Argument in PA Voter ID Case Set for Thursday
Below is a list of important litigation documents that were added to our site during the week of September 9, 2012. 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.
- State ex rel Voters First v. The Ohio Ballot Board (Case Page)
Slip Opinion Granting Writ of Mandamus
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