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Bernie 2016 v. Husted

Case Information

Date Filed: March 8, 2016
State: Ohio
Issue: Voter Eligibility
Courts that Heard this Case: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio (Case 2:16-cv-00212)


Bernie Sanders' supporters sue for 17-year-olds to be able to vote in the presidential primary.


Complaint filed 3/8/2016. Plaintiffs' Request for Relief Granted in related state court action 3/11/2016. Notice of Voluntary Dismissal filed 4/29/16.

District Court Documents

6th Circuit Court of Appeals Documents


U.S. Supreme Court Documents



Edward B. Foley

Filibusters are not for shutdowns

Edward B. Foley

The minority party must win elections, not derail the government, to prevail on policy.

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In the News

Edward B. Foley

New Districts In 2018 Unlikely As SCOTUS Continues To Weigh Wisconsin Gerrymandering Lawsuit

Professor Edward Foley appeared on Wisconsin Public Radio to discuss Gill v. Whitford, a landmark redistricting lawsuit before the U.S. Supreme Court. 


“Even if they're victorious … I think the 2018 elections will be on the old maps," Foley said. 

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Info & Analysis

Federal Court Finds Unconstitutional Partisan Gerrymandering in North Carolina

A three-judge panel of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina released a lengthy opinion Tuesday finding that North Carolina\'s 2016 Congressional Redistricting Plan was an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander. The case is Common Cause v. Rucho.

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