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Hoffard v. Cochise

Case Information

Date Filed: June 3, 2020
State: Arizona
Issue: Improper Election Administration
Current Court: U.S. District Court District for the District of Arizona (Case 4:20-cv-00243)

Issue:

Plaintiffs challenge Cochise County's policy barring the use of curbside voting during elections as being in violation of Section 2 of the Americans With Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Arizona Civil Rights Act. 

Status:

Complaint filed 6/3/20. 

Date Filed: November 30, -0001
State: Arizona
Issue: Improper Election Administration
Courts that Heard this Case: U.S. District Court District Of Arizona (Case 4:20-cv-00243)

Issue:

 Plaintiffs challenge Cochise county's policy barring the use of curbside voting during elections as being in violation of Section 2 of the Americans With Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Arizona Civil Rights Act. 

Status:

 Complaint filed 6/3/20. 

U.S. District of Arizona Court Documents

  • Complaint pdf file (6/3/20)
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