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Trump v. Gloria

Case Information

Date Filed: November 8, 2016
State: Nevada
Issues: Early Voting, Improper Election Administration
Courts that Heard this Case: Clark County District Court (Case A-16-746298-W)

Issue:

Whether Clark County, Nevada officials unlawfully extended polling hours during the early voting period, reopened the polling place for late arrivals, and permitted electioneering activities at the polling place by Democratic operatives

Status:

Petition for Writ of Mandamus/Writ of Prohibition filed 11/8/16.

 

District Court Documents

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A First Amendment test for identifying when a map is functionally equivalent to a facially discriminatory statute.

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In the News

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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

Supreme Court Finds Partisan Gerrymandering Claims to be Non-Justiciable Political Questions

In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion on Thursday determining that claims of partisan gerrymandering are political questions beyond the reach of the federal courts. The opinion resolved disputes originating in North Carolina and Maryland, in the cases of Rucho v. Common Cause and Lamone v. Benisek.

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