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Litigation

 

Georgia NAACP v. Georgia

Case Information

Date Filed: April 20, 2017
State: Georgia
Issue: Voter Registration
Courts that Heard this Case: U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (Case 1:17-cv-01397)

Issue:

Whether Georgia's runoff election voter registration procedure violates the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA)

Status:

Complaint and TRO Motion filed 4/20/17. First Amended Complaint filed 4/25/17. Defendants' Response to TRO Motion filed 4/28/17. Order Granting Preliminary Injunction filed 5/4/17. Ordered and adjudged that Plaintiffs recover from Defendant in the ammount of 122,171.54 as reasonable attorney's fees and expenses filed 4/11/18

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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