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Moyer v. Cortes

Case Information

Date Filed / Ended: October 17, 2008 / December 24, 2008
State: Pennsylvania
Issues: Voter Registration, Voter Fraud
Courts that Heard this Case: Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania (Case 497 MD 2008)


Whether the Secretary of State of Pennsylvania must require first time registrants to show ID before voting and whether the Secretary must provide access to voter registration information to local officials so that they can ensure the fairness of the election.


Complaint, Motion for Preliminary Injunction, and Motion to Expedite Discovery were filed on 10/17/08.  Motion to Expedite Discovery was denied on 10/24/08.  Application for special injunction was denied on 10/30/08. Notice of discontinuance entered 12/24/08.

Commonwealth Court Documents

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