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Bernie 2016 v. Husted

Case Information

Date Filed: March 8, 2016
State: Ohio
Issue: Voter Eligibility
Courts that Heard this Case: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio (Case 2:16-cv-00212)

Issue:

Bernie Sanders' supporters sue for 17-year-olds to be able to vote in the presidential primary.

Status:

Complaint filed 3/8/2016. Plaintiffs' Request for Relief Granted in related state court action 3/11/2016. Notice of Voluntary Dismissal filed 4/29/16.

U.S. Supreme Court Documents

District Court 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

Federal Court Finds Partisan Gerrymandering in North Carolina

On remand from the U.S. Supreme Court, a divided three-judge court in the Middle District of North Carolina found a Congressional redistricting plan to be an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander. The case is Common Cause v. Rucho.

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