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Trump v. Gloria

Case Information

Date Filed: November 8, 2016
State: Nevada
Issues: Early Voting, Improper Election Administration
Courts that Heard this Case: Clark County District Court (Case A-16-746298-W)

Issue:

Whether Clark County, Nevada officials unlawfully extended polling hours during the early voting period, reopened the polling place for late arrivals, and permitted electioneering activities at the polling place by Democratic operatives

Status:

Petition for Writ of Mandamus/Writ of Prohibition filed 11/8/16.

 

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In the News

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Ranked-choice voting: A better way or chaos?

Professor Edward Foley’s book, “Ballot Battles: The History of Disputed Elections in the United States” was quoted in The Ellsworth American, in an article about ranked-choice voting in Maine.

Plurality language was added to Maine’s Constitution in 1880 after none of the candidates for governor in the election of 1879 received a majority vote.

“After this ordeal, the state eliminated the requirement that a gubernatorial candidate win a majority in order to win the office outright; instead, a plurality would suffice,” Foley writes.
 

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Info & Analysis

U.S. Supreme Court Grants Texas\' Request for Stay in Redistricting Case

In two 5-4 votes, the U.S. Supreme Court granted stays in a Texas redistricting case involving Congressional and state house questions, putting on hold the district court\'s orders for the Texas legislature to redraw certain district lines. The stays will be in place until the Supreme Court rules on Texas\' appeal, likely next year. The case is Perez v. Abbott.

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