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Litigation

 

Brown v. Kemp

Case Information

Date Filed: November 6, 2018
State: Georgia
Issue: Improper Election Administration
Courts that Heard this Case: US District Court for The Northern District of Georgia (Case 1:18-cv-5121-WMR)

Issue:

By overseeing a gubernatorial election in which he is a candidate, did the Georgia Secretary of State violate the First and Fourteenth Amendments, as well as 42 U.S.C. 1983?

Status:

Complaint filed 11/6/18. Motion for TRO filed 11/7/18. TRO denied. Filed 11/30/18. Judgement entered, case terminated filed 11/30/18

District Court Documents

Commentary

Steven F. Huefner

The Perils of Voting by Mail

Steven F. Huefner

Anecdotal evidence of fraudulent absentee ballot harvesting in North Carolina in last month's midterm election already demonstrates the need for greater vigilance in how states conduct voting by mail, whether or not North Carolina ultimately must rerun the election for its 9th Congressional District.

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In the News

Daniel P. Tokaji

This is why US election ballots routinely go missing

Professor Dan Tokaji was quoted in USA Today about the prevalence of missing election ballots.

 

"Most of the time, it just goes unreported because it doesn't affect the result," Tokaji said. 


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Info & Analysis

U.S. District Judge Orders that Individuals Flagged by Georgia Database Can Vote in Midterms

Ruling on the plaintiffs\' emergency motion, a U.S. District Judge ordered that individuals flagged for potential citizenship issues by a Georgia database can still vote in the midterms. The judge\'s order set forth specific ways these indivduals can vote. The case is Georgia Coalition for the People\'s Agenda v. Kemp.

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