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Bernie 2016 v. Husted

Case Information

Date Filed: March 8, 2016
State: Ohio
Issue: Voter Eligibility
Courts that Heard this Case: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio (Case 2:16-cv-00212)

Issue:

Bernie Sanders' supporters sue for 17-year-olds to be able to vote in the presidential primary.

Status:

Complaint filed 3/8/2016. Plaintiffs' Request for Relief Granted in related state court action 3/11/2016. Notice of Voluntary Dismissal filed 4/29/16.

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Commentary

Edward B. Foley

Filibusters are not for shutdowns

Edward B. Foley

The minority party must win elections, not derail the government, to prevail on policy.

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In the News

Daniel P. Tokaji

http://www.dispatch.com/news/20180207/inside-story-on-ohios-redistricting-deal

Professor Dan Tokaji was quoted in The Columbus Dispatch about partisan congressional redistricting in Ohio. 

 

 

"I can’t think of anywhere where we’ve had a situation like we’ve had here for the past couple of years,” Tokai said. “People in Ohio’s state legislature recognize there’s a serious problem.”



 

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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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