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Nelson v Andersen II

Case Information

Date Filed: November 15, 2018
State: Florida
Issue: Absentee Ballots
Current Court: Circuit Court of the 14th Judicial Circuit (Bay County) (Case 18001038CA)


Whether ballots returned by email and/or facsimile were counted in violation of Florida law


Complaint filed 11/15/18.

District Court Documents

  • Complaint pdf file (11/15/18)
  • 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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