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Zirkle v. Henry

Case Information

Date Filed: June 20, 2011
State: New Jersey
Issue: Voting Technology
Courts that Heard this Case: Superior Court of New Jersey (Case L-000567-11 )

Issue:

Whether certain touch-screen voting machines are unconstitutional because voters cannot be assured their vote is counted as cast or recorded.

 

Status:

Petition filed 6/20/11.

Superior Court Documents

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