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Litigation

Virginia NAACP v. Kaine

Case Information

Date Filed / Ended: October 28, 2008 / November 14, 2008
State: Virginia
Issues: Voter Turnout, Improper Election Administration
Courts that Heard this Case: U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia (Case 2:08-cv-00508)

Issue:

Whether the allocation of voting equipment and other resources (or lack there of) by the State of Virginia violates the federal constition or the Voting Rights of 1965.

Status:

Complaint filed 10/27/08.

District Court Documents

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Commentary

Edward B. Foley

Publication of new BALLOT BATTLES book

Edward B. Foley

I'm delighted that Oxford University Press has published my new book Ballot Battles: The History of Disputed Elections in the United States. I've collected links to last week's blogging related to the book's release. 

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In the News

David  Stebenne

Ohio's presidential drought, what caused it and what can end it

Professor David Stebenne was quoted in a Cleveland Plain-Dealer article about Ohio's presidential drought:

"The more polarized political atmosphere has tilted the playing field against most Ohio politicians," said David Stebenne, a professor of history and law at Ohio State University. "They, like most Ohio voters, are more moderate than the country as a whole. It's become a lot harder for Ohio politicians to get a major-party nomination."

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Info & Analysis

New state voting laws face first presidential election test

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