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Taylor v. Kobach

Case Information

Date Filed: September 9, 2014
State: Kansas
Issue: Ballot Access
Courts that Heard this Case: Supreme Court of Kansas (Case 112,431)


Under Kansas law, can U.S. Senate candidate Chad Taylor withdraw his name from the ballot following the primary election?


Petition for Writ of Mandamus and Emergency Motion for Temporary Restraining Order filed 9/9/14. Oral argument held 9/16/14. Opinion issued 9/18/14.

Supreme Court of Kansas 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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