- 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 28, 2012
The latest election law headlines taken from media outlets across the country during the week of October 28, 2012.
- Ohio, National - Campaigns Brace to Sue for Votes in Crucial States (The New York Times)
- Ohio - Poll watchers could bring (Columbus Dispatch)
- Tennessee - State Supreme Court to hear voter I.D. case (Knoxville News Sentinel)
- Connecticut - McMahon’s camp seeks court order over New Haven ballot numbers (New Haven Register)
- Ohio - Glitch held up absentee ballots (Columbus Dispatch)
- Florida - Florida Dems ask Scott to extend early voting (Palm Beach Post)
- Tennessee - Tennessee Supreme Court allows library card ID for voters for now (Memphis Commercial Appeal)
- Florida - As Election Day nears, groups brace for a showdown at the polls (Bradenton Herald)
- Iowa - Iowa to poll-watchers: Back off (Politico)
- National, Pennsylvania, Ohio - Voters in Battleground States Face Confusion at the Polls (National Journal)
- Michigan - Long lines, delays reported at polls across Southeast Michigan (My Fox Detroit)
- Ohio - Election may not wrap up Tuesday (Columbus Dispatch)
- Arizona, Colorado - Judge clearing path for campaign finance probe into Arizona group (Los Angeles Times)
- Ohio - Last-minute hassle for election board (Cincinnati Enquirer)
- Colorado - Gessler: Colorado prepared for election spotlight (Denver Post)
- North Dakota - Judge blocks ND Election Day campaign ban (San Francisco Chronicle)
- Massachusetts - Worcester poll observers to receive IDs, rules (Worcester Telegram & Gazette)
- Tennessee - Memphis pushes back over library ID voting policy (Jackson Sun)
- Florida - Bucher: Any delays at early voting sites likely due to 101 versions of long, custom-made ballot (The Palm Beach Post)
- Pennsylvania - Post-Gazette argues for the right to photograph polling places (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
- Ohio - Husted appeals voting ruling (Cincinnati Enquirer)
- Florida - New laws, big ballot could mean confusion for 2012 Florida voters (Pensacola News Journal )
Commentary on the latest developments in election law during the week of October 28, 2012.
- - The Counting Rules for Overtime: Materiality
- Foley - The Identity of Provisional Voters: Private or Public? (An Issue That Might Emerge Early in Overtime)
- Stebenne - Sandy Colloquy 5: Making Every Effort to Vote On-time
- - Sandy Colloquy 4: Hurricane Sandy, the 2012 Election, and Some Room for Compromise
- - Sandy Colloquy 3: Unintended Consequences
- Foley - Sandy Colloquy 2: Can Paper Save Election Day from Sandy?
- - Sandy Colloquy 1: Could Election Day Be Washed Out?
Information & Analysis
Information and analysis on the latest developments in election law during the week of October 28, 2012.
- Judge Denies Plaintiffs' Motion in Ohio Arrestee Case
- New Jersey emergency petition to extend ballot access
- Sixth Circuit issues stay in SEIU v. Husted
- Assessing Sandy's Impact
- Hurricane Sandy and Election Day
- Husted, Ohio File Emergency Motion to Block Provisional Ballot Ruling
- Who Decides a Post-Election Dispute?
Below is a list of important litigation documents that were added to our site during the week of October 28, 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.
- Fair Elections Ohio, The Amos Project, et al v. Husted (Case Page)
Order Denying Plaintiffs' Motion for Temporary Restraining Order
- SEIU v. Husted (Case Page)
Sixth Circuit Opinion Granting Emergency Stay
- Arcia v. Detzner (Case Page)
Court Order on Plaintiff's Motion for Entry of Judgment
- SEIU v. Husted (Case Page)
Judge extends ruling requiring counting of Ohio provisional ballots
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