Week of October 21, 2012
The latest election law headlines taken from media outlets across the country during the week of October 21, 2012.
- Indiana - Indiana voters can cast provisional ballots after receiving absentee ballot (Indianapolis Star)
- Tennessee - Court upholds Tennessee voter ID law (Knoxville News Sentinel)
- Texas - Abbott threatens foreign election observers with arrest (Houston Chronicle)
- Illinois - Appeals court allows Illinois campaign finance caps (Chicago Tribune)
- Ohio - Ohio judge extends counting for provisional ballots (Coshocton Tribune)
- National - UN Affiliate Will Monitor U.S. Elections (ABC News)
- Ohio - Ohio Could Keep Us Guessing Past Election Night (ABC News)
- Colorado - Colo. furthers citizenship checks (Denver Post )
- Wisconsin - City officials failed to check voters registering against felons list (Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel)
- Pennsylvania - Judge in Pa. Voter ID case asks state to respond to petitioners' request to alter "Show it" ad campaign message (The Patriot-News (Harrisburg))
- Montana - Supreme Court won't block Montana campaign law ahead of vote (Chicago Tribune)
- National - Mauled by Ads, Incumbents Look to Declaw Outside Groups (The New York Times)
- National - National tribal group focuses on voter ID laws, encourages registration in Indian Country (Washington Post)
- Wisconsin, Ohio - Voter ID billboards coming down (Politico)
- Wisconsin - Election holds surprises for Wisconsin voters (Chippewa Herald)
- Ohio - Absentee ballot still counts if voter dies before election (Cleveland Plain Dealer)
Commentary on the latest developments in election law during the week of October 21, 2012.
- Foley - How to Avoid Electoral Alarmism: The Relevance of 1884 and 1916
- Huefner - Resolving an Election In Extra Innings
- - Why Florida Should Not Be the “Next Florida”: Fixing the Debacle In Palm Beach County
- Foley - What If . . .
Information & Analysis
Information and analysis on the latest developments in election law during the week of October 21, 2012.
- Husted, Ohio Appeal SEIU Provisional Ballot Ruling
- Judge Marbley Issues Written Opinion in NEOCH/SEIU Provisional Ballot Cases
- Federal Judge Announces Provisional Ballot Ruling