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Election Law @ Moritz

Election Law @ Moritz

2008 Key Questions for Key States

What Court Would Hear a Presidential Contest?

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If a losing Presidential candidate files a lawsuit claiming he or she should have won the election, what court will hear the case?  Click on a state to see more info.

No Presidential election contest permitted

Trial Court

Unclear whether contest permitted

Unclear what court would have jurisdiction

State supreme court


Intermediate appellate court