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Huerena v. Reagan

Case Information

Date Filed: June 2, 2016
State: Arizona
Issue: Improper Election Administration
Courts that Heard this Case: Maricopa County Superior Court (Case CV2016-007890)


Whether a reduction in polling places violated the Arizona Constitution and statutory law during the primary election in Maricopa County


Complaint filed 6/2/16. Answer filed 7/6/16. Motion to Dismiss filed 7/6/16. Memorandum opposing motion to dismiss filed 7/20/16. Order Dismissing All Claims with Prejudice 11/3/16.


District Court Documents

  • Complaint pdf file (filed 6/2/16)
  • Answer (filed 7/6/16)
  • Motion to Dismiss (filed 7/6/16)
  • Memorandum in Opposition to Motion to Dismiss (filed 7/20/16)
  • Reply in Support of Motion to Dismiss (filed 7/25/16)
  • Order Dismissing All Claims with Prejudice (filed 11/3/16)


Edward B. Foley

A Special Master for the Cohen Case?

Edward B. Foley

There should be a strong presumption against special treatment just because the president is involved. 

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In the News

Edward B. Foley

Friday round-up

A blog post written by Professor Edward Foley for ElectionLaw@Moritz about the U.S. Supreme Court case Benisek v. Lamone was requoted in SCOTUSblog. 


“[There] are reasons to be skeptical, at least early in the stages of the intellectual inquiry, that there would be a single ‘grand unified theory of partisan gerrymandering’ under the U.S. Constitution,” Foley writes. 

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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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