OSU Navigation Bar

Election Law @ Moritz Home Page

Election Law @ Moritz

Election Law @ Moritz


Litigation

In re Petition Regarding 2010 Gubernatorial Election

Case Information

Date Filed: November 17, 2010
State: Minnesota
Issues: Election 2010, Recount Resources
Courts that Heard this Case: Supreme Court of Minnesota (Case A102022)

Issue:

Whether the Supreme Court of Minnesota should address questions regarding the 2010 gubernatorial election.

Status:

Petition filed 11/17/10.  Order denying peition, with opinion to follow 11/22/10.

Supreme Court Documents

 

Related Articles

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. 

more commentary...

In the News

Daniel P. Tokaji

What would it take to find out for sure if Ted Cruz (or others like him) is eligible for the presidency?

Professor Daniel P. Tokaji's research was quoted in a Washington Post article:

The most common route for aggrieved partisans, in this case opponents of Cruz, are the federal courts. But the courts are unlikely to go near the question just because someone brings a lawsuit. If some gadfly, for example, were to sue in federal court to keep Cruz off the ballot, the chances of any judge stepping in to settle the question is close to zero. 

There’s little dispute about that according to, among many others, Ohio State University law professor Daniel P. Tokaji, writing in the Michigan Law Review.

more EL@M in the news...

Info & Analysis

New state voting laws face first presidential election test

more info & analysis...