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Romney for President v. Wisconsin

Case Information

Date Filed: October 12, 2012
State: Wisconsin
Issue:
Courts that Heard this Case: United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin (Case 12-cv-745)

Issue:

Whether the court should under UOCAVA (Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voter Act) extend the deadline after which returned military ballots will not be counted when Wisconsin's was allegedly 9 days late in sending out ballots to overseas military voters who requested them.

Status:

Complaint filed 10/12/12.

 

District Court Documents

Commentary

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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