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Litigation

USA v. Election Systems and Software, Inc.

Case Information

Date Filed: March 8, 2010
State: National
Issue: Voting Technology
Courts that Heard this Case: U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (Case 1:10-cv-00380)

Issue:

Whether Election Systems and Software, Inc.'s acquisition of Premier Election Solutions, Inc. and PES Holdings, Inc. lessened competition in the US market for voting equipment systems in violation of the Clayton Act.

Status:

Complaint filed 3/8/10.  Final Judgment entered 6/30/10.

District Court Documents

Commentary

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

Daniel P. Tokaji

http://www.dispatch.com/news/20180207/inside-story-on-ohios-redistricting-deal

Professor Dan Tokaji was quoted in The Columbus Dispatch about partisan congressional redistricting in Ohio. 

 

 

"I can’t think of anywhere where we’ve had a situation like we’ve had here for the past couple of years,” Tokai said. “People in Ohio’s state legislature recognize there’s a serious problem.”



 

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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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