Week of October 28, 2012
The latest election law headlines taken from media outlets across the country during the week of October 28, 2012.
- Ohio, National - Campaigns Brace to Sue for Votes in Crucial States (The New York Times)
- Ohio - Poll watchers could bring (Columbus Dispatch)
- Tennessee - State Supreme Court to hear voter I.D. case (Knoxville News Sentinel)
- Connecticut - McMahon’s camp seeks court order over New Haven ballot numbers (New Haven Register)
- Ohio - Glitch held up absentee ballots (Columbus Dispatch)
- Florida - Florida Dems ask Scott to extend early voting (Palm Beach Post)
- Tennessee - Tennessee Supreme Court allows library card ID for voters for now (Memphis Commercial Appeal)
- Florida - As Election Day nears, groups brace for a showdown at the polls (Bradenton Herald)
- Iowa - Iowa to poll-watchers: Back off (Politico)
- National, Pennsylvania, Ohio - Voters in Battleground States Face Confusion at the Polls (National Journal)
- Michigan - Long lines, delays reported at polls across Southeast Michigan (My Fox Detroit)
- Ohio - Election may not wrap up Tuesday (Columbus Dispatch)
- Arizona, Colorado - Judge clearing path for campaign finance probe into Arizona group (Los Angeles Times)
- Ohio - Last-minute hassle for election board (Cincinnati Enquirer)
- Colorado - Gessler: Colorado prepared for election spotlight (Denver Post)
- North Dakota - Judge blocks ND Election Day campaign ban (San Francisco Chronicle)
- Massachusetts - Worcester poll observers to receive IDs, rules (Worcester Telegram & Gazette)
- Tennessee - Memphis pushes back over library ID voting policy (Jackson Sun)
- Florida - Bucher: Any delays at early voting sites likely due to 101 versions of long, custom-made ballot (The Palm Beach Post)
- Pennsylvania - Post-Gazette argues for the right to photograph polling places (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
- Ohio - Husted appeals voting ruling (Cincinnati Enquirer)
- Florida - New laws, big ballot could mean confusion for 2012 Florida voters (Pensacola News Journal )
Commentary on the latest developments in election law during the week of October 28, 2012.
- - The Counting Rules for Overtime: Materiality
- Foley - The Identity of Provisional Voters: Private or Public? (An Issue That Might Emerge Early in Overtime)
- Stebenne - Sandy Colloquy 5: Making Every Effort to Vote On-time
- - Sandy Colloquy 4: Hurricane Sandy, the 2012 Election, and Some Room for Compromise
- - Sandy Colloquy 3: Unintended Consequences
- Foley - Sandy Colloquy 2: Can Paper Save Election Day from Sandy?
- - Sandy Colloquy 1: Could Election Day Be Washed Out?
Information & Analysis
Information and analysis on the latest developments in election law during the week of October 28, 2012.
- Judge Denies Plaintiffs' Motion in Ohio Arrestee Case
- New Jersey emergency petition to extend ballot access
- Sixth Circuit issues stay in SEIU v. Husted
- Assessing Sandy's Impact
- Hurricane Sandy and Election Day
- Husted, Ohio File Emergency Motion to Block Provisional Ballot Ruling
- Who Decides a Post-Election Dispute?
Below is a list of important litigation documents that were added to our site during the week of October 28, 2012. For a complete list of documents for a particular case, please visit the respective case page. You can view all cases EL@M is following by visiting the Major Pending Cases.
- Fair Elections Ohio, The Amos Project, et al v. Husted (Case Page)
Order Denying Plaintiffs' Motion for Temporary Restraining Order
- SEIU v. Husted (Case Page)
Sixth Circuit Opinion Granting Emergency Stay
- Arcia v. Detzner (Case Page)
Court Order on Plaintiff's Motion for Entry of Judgment
- SEIU v. Husted (Case Page)
Judge extends ruling requiring counting of Ohio provisional ballots