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Litigation

 

Taylor v. Kobach

Case Information

Date Filed: September 9, 2014
State: Kansas
Issue: Ballot Access
Courts that Heard this Case: Supreme Court of Kansas (Case 112,431)

Issue:

Under Kansas law, can U.S. Senate candidate Chad Taylor withdraw his name from the ballot following the primary election?

Status:

Petition for Writ of Mandamus and Emergency Motion for Temporary Restraining Order filed 9/9/14. Oral argument held 9/16/14. Opinion issued 9/18/14.

Supreme Court of Kansas Documents

 


Commentary

Edward B. Foley

A Special Master for the Cohen Case?

Edward B. Foley

There should be a strong presumption against special treatment just because the president is involved. 

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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

District Judge Rules in Favor of State in Ohio Voter Registration Case

Ruling on forms used by the state of Ohio to remove inactive voters from the voter rolls, U.S. District Judge George Smith found one minor violation of the National Voter Registration Act, but otherwise ruled that the forms did not violate federal law. The case is Ohio A. Philip Randolph Institute v. Husted.

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