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Florida Department of State v. Homeland Security

Case Information

Date Filed: June 11, 2012
State: Florida
Issues: Voter Eligibility, Voter Fraud, State Voter Registration Databases
Courts that Heard this Case: U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (Case 1:12-cv-00960-JDB )

Issue:

Whether Florida has a right to access Homeland Security's SAVE program to identify non-citizens who may be illegally on Florida's voter rolls.

Status:

Complaint filed 6/11/12. Voluntarily Dismissed 8/31/12.

 

District Court Documents

Commentary

Edward B. Foley

Publication of new BALLOT BATTLES book

Edward B. Foley

I'm delighted that Oxford University Press has published my new book Ballot Battles: The History of Disputed Elections in the United States. I've collected links to last week's blogging related to the book's release. 

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In the News

David  Stebenne

Ohio's presidential drought, what caused it and what can end it

Professor David Stebenne was quoted in a Cleveland Plain-Dealer article about Ohio's presidential drought:

"The more polarized political atmosphere has tilted the playing field against most Ohio politicians," said David Stebenne, a professor of history and law at Ohio State University. "They, like most Ohio voters, are more moderate than the country as a whole. It's become a lot harder for Ohio politicians to get a major-party nomination."

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Info & Analysis

New state voting laws face first presidential election test

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