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Supreme Court upholds nonpartisan election law in Orange County

Shannin also said justices disagreed that the county can change election dates to force ... ballot initiative regarding non-partisan elections embodied complex political and legal issues, which has no... read more

Court ruling renews push to streamline voter ballot access

BOSTON (AP) -- Efforts to streamline access to the ballot in Massachusetts ... ballots before Election Day last year. If the SJC sides with the lower court and rules the 20-day cutoff unconstitutional ... read more

Deadly force initiative, I-940, headed to Washington ballot without proposed changes

OLYMPIA – An initiative on police use of deadly force will ... upheld a lower court ruling that Initiative 940 must go before voters. The Supreme Court ordered Secretary of State Kim Wyman to include ... read more

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Judge rules tobacco tax hike belongs on Missouri ballot, but critics vow to appeal

JEFFERSON CITY • A Cole County Circuit Court ... make them change their mind merely on the question of whether the issue is worthy of presentation to the voters, the use of the revised ballot title in ... read more

Arkansas Supreme Court says state can enforce voter ID law

Arkansas' highest court on Wednesday said the state can enforce a voter ID law in the May 22 primary election despite a judge declaring the measure unconstitutional. By a vote of 6-1 the Supreme Court ... read more

Democrats want court to force changes in Arizona's election process

Instead, it asks a federal judge to rule that various state and county election officials violated both federal laws and the U.S. Constitution. In the end, challengers want the court to force some cha... read more

How Much Do Voting Restrictions Affect Elections?

danjhopkins: It’s also important to note that the 2013 Shelby County v. Holder decision by the Supreme Court freed up a number of states and localities to modify their election laws ... seen any polli... read more

A sampling of Texas reaction to court ruling striking down Voter ID law

A panel of three federal judges delivered a blow to the Texas Voter ID law, yesterday, ruling that the measure ... ploy to change the impact of Texas voters on the November elections.” Dr. Walter Wilk... read more

Ruling allows education sales tax initiative to go on Arizona ballot

But it remains to be seen exactly how the measure will be described to voters. In a brief order Tuesday, the state Supreme Court ... ruling all but clears the path to putting the question of a permane... read more

Will Supreme Court ruling in Arizona case clean up Illinois politics?

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The Powerful Role Confusion Plays In American Elections

Courts often introduce new confusion with last-minute rulings before an election. “Change in itself is a problem,” Hasen said. “Even the Supreme Court has ... In Broward County, Fla., for example, ele... read more

Arizona Supreme Court rejects single-subject limits for voter initiatives

The justices also said constitutional requirements for ballot measures to provide a funding ... The legality of that change is being challenged in Maricopa County Superior Court, with a ruling expecte... read more

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