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Daniel P. Tokaji
By "Kobach," I mean the Kobach v. EAC case in which the Tenth Circuit heard oral argument Monday – rather than its lead plaintiff, Kansas’ controversial Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who argued the position of his state and the State of Arizona. This post discusses what’s at issue in the case, where the district court went wrong, and what the Tenth Circuit should do.
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Professor Daniel Tokaji was quoted in an article from the Associated Press about an attorney general opinion that allows the Ohio treasurer to conduct telephone town halls using public money. The opinion will likely have broad ramifications for the upcoming elections, Tokaji said.
“As a practical matter, while that legal advice is certainly right, very serious concerns can arise about whether these are really intended to inform Ohio constituents about the operations of his office or if they’re campaign events,” he said.
State: North Carolina
Issue: 1. Do Voter Id requirements violate Article VI of the North Carolina Constitution?
2. Do the Photo Id costs violate Article I Section 10 of the North Carolina Constitution?
3. Do the Photo Id property requirements violate Article I Section 11 of the North Carolina Constitution?
4. Do Photo Id requirements impose burdens on classes of voters in violation of Article I Section 19 of the North Carolina Constitution?
5. Do the Photo Id requirements create an undue burden on the right to vote in violation of Article 1 Section 19 of the North Carolina Constitution?
6. Does the State purposefully discriminate against African-American voters in violation Article 1 Section 19 of the North Carolina Constitution?