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Jennings v. Elections Canvassing Committee of Florida/Jennings v. Dent

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(page last updated November 29, 2007 at 1:43 PM)

Case Information

All Courts: Second Judicial Court, Leon County Florida (Case 2006 CA 002973); Twelfth Judicial Court, Sarasota County Florida (Case 2006 CA 010848 NC); District Court of Appeals - First District of Florida (Case 1D07-11)
Topic(s): Voting Technology
State: Florida
Date Filed: November 20, 2006

Issue: Whether the Election Canvassing Committee's certification of votes in Florida's Congressional District 13 is proper when there are allegations of improperly functioning election equipment which denied voters their right to have their votes properly recorded.

Status: Election Contest Complaint filed 11/20/06. Currently in discovery. Petition for Writ of Certiorari pending before the Florida First District Court of Appeals.

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Trial Court Documents - Leon County

Trial Court Documents - Sarasota County

District Court of Appeal Documents - First District of Florida

  • Docket
  • Emergency Petition for a Writ of Certiorari pdf file (filed 1/3/07)
  • Motion to Strike Emergency Petition (filed 1/5/07)
  • Court Order Denying Motion to Strike and Granting Motion to Expedite (entered 1/24/07)
  • Response to Emergency Petition for Writ of Certiorari pdf file (filed 1/29/07)
  • Notice of Filing Regarding Reply to Petition for Writ of Certiorari (filed 2/13/07) [not yet available]
  • Reply to Response to Emergency Petition for Writ of Certiorari pdf file (filed 2/20/07)
  • Motion for Oral Argument (filed 2/26/07)
  • Oral Argument Denied (entered 3/14/07)
  • Notice of Related Trial Court Motion (filed 3/22/07)
  • Motion to Strike Voter Plaintiff's Notice of Related Trial Court Motion and Alternative Request for Leave to Reply (filed 3/23/07)
  • Objection to Motion to Strike (filed 4/2/07)
  • Order Granting Motion to Strike (entered 4/10/07)
    • Respondents' Motion to Strike is granted. Petitioners' Notice of Related Trial Court Motion is stricken, thereby rendering moot Respondents' Alternative Request for Leave to Reply
  • Motion to Stay (filed 5/4/07)
  • Response to Motion to Stay (filed 5/14/07) [not yet available]
  • Opinion pdf file (entered 6/18/07) (In authoring the opinion, the Court denied the motion to stay)

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