- Campaign Finance: Balancing Political Inequality with Free Speech, with Rick Hasen
- Election Day Brings Victories for Many Moritz Alumni
- Foley writes op-ed in New York Times for Election Day
- Tokaji releases new election spending book
- Chairs of presidential commission to talk about election recommendations
Week of October 7, 2012
The latest election law headlines taken from media outlets across the country during the week of October 7, 2012.
- Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania sending mixed messages on voter ID requirements (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
- Ohio - Federal appeals court says Ohio must count provisional ballots with mistakes due to poll worker error (Cleveland Plain Dealer)
- Pennsylvania - Post-Gazette loses lawsuit to enter polling places (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
- Ohio - About 106,000 Ohio voters updated addresses online (Canton Repository)
- National - At polls, fears of voter suppression, intimidation (Denver Post )
- Utah - Utah puts 76,000 inactive voters on hold in 2012 (Daily Herald (Utah))
- Montana - Appeals court reinstates campaign finance limits (Helena Independent Record)
- South Carolina - Judges say South Carolina law doesn’t discriminate, but must wait until 2013 to take effect (Washington Post)
- Colorado - Colorado county clerks blast Gessler for "errors and oversights" (Denver Post)
- New Hampshire - Voter ID voucher offered by NH Secretary of State (New Hampshire Union Leader)
- Ohio - Ohio Official Will Take Early Voting Decision to Supreme Court (The New York Times )
- National - Error and Fraud at Issue as Absentee Voting Rises (The New York Times)
- Ohio - As Nov. 6 nears, Ohio rules still not set (Cincinnati Enquirer)
- Ohio - Appellate judges say balloting during 3 days before election is open to all (Toledo Blade)
Commentary on the latest developments in election law during the week of October 7, 2012.
- Foley - “Right Church, Wrong Pew” Ballots Must Count: a Cause for Celebration
- Foley - Ohio Early Voting Rules at the Supreme Court: The Possibility of a Nonpartisan Decision
- - The Soundness of the Equal Protection Holding in the Ohio Early Voting Decision
- Foley - The “Equitable” Aspect of the Sixth Circuit’s Early Voting Decision
Information & Analysis
Information and analysis on the latest developments in election law during the week of October 7, 2012.
- Response Filed in Supreme Court in Ohio Early Voting Case
- Sixth Circuit Issues Opinion in Provisional Ballot Cases
- Federal Court Preclears SC Voter ID Law for Future Elections, But Not 2012
- Husted Will Appeal to U.S. Supreme Court
Below is a list of important litigation documents that were added to our site during the week of October 7, 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.
- SEIU v. Husted (Case Page)
Opinion (filed 10/11/12)
- South Carolina v. United States (Case Page)
Opinion Delaying Implentation of Voter ID law until after 2012 election
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