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Preventing a Military Decision About Who Won a Disputed Election

Thursday October 29th, 2020 09:45:00 PM
In the words of election law experts, however, the law is “shockingly inadequate” and in places “almost unintelligible.” Gaps and ambiguities in the ...

State district court judge dismisses NM GOP suit against Secretary of State, two county clerks

Thursday October 29th, 2020 09:33:45 PM
A 2019 election law change allows for secured ballot drop boxes, under specific conditions. But in practice, in counties across the state, many early ...

2 conservative activists to be tried in Detroit over robocalls

Thursday October 29th, 2020 09:22:30 PM
... with multiple felonies, including voter intimidation and conspiracy to commit an election law violation, both of which carry five-year prison terms.

Election Law Primer: What to Expect During and After the 2020 Election

Thursday October 29th, 2020 09:00:00 PM
To offer clarity on election law, we offer this primer. How We Vote. A U.S. presidential election is actually 51 different elections. Although Congress has ...

How The 2020 Election Could End Up In The Courts

Thursday October 29th, 2020 09:00:00 PM
Stetson University College of Law professor Ciara Torres-Spelliscy, who specializes in election law and campaign finance law, joined Intersection to ...

Lawyer volunteers devote increasing hours to election protection efforts

Thursday October 29th, 2020 08:03:45 PM
... Media · RSS Feeds · Media Kit. Submit. ABA Journal wordmark · Home · Daily News; Lawyer volunteers devote increasing hours… Election Law ...

VOTING FACTS: Dubuque Auditor debunks rumors about disruptions, what to bring to Nov. 3 polls

Thursday October 29th, 2020 06:22:30 PM
Precinct election officials will be prepared to call police if they see any behavior that violates election law. Dolan says that if there are any attempts to ...

NJ legal marijuana advocates beats rivals in fundraising

Thursday October 29th, 2020 05:26:15 PM
... the state Election Law Enforcement Commission said Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020. Julio Cortez. NJ legal marijuana advocates beats rivals in fundraising.

Lawsuit: Pro-Dickman political action committee seeking overturn of state law limiting use of 're ...

Thursday October 29th, 2020 05:20:19 PM
... a relatively weak enforcement method — a vague reference authorizing civil court proceedings for violations of the election law chapter as a whole, ...

NJ teachers union endorses Gov. Murphy for re-election

Thursday October 29th, 2020 05:03:45 PM
... whose run for a second term began quietly on Oct. 1 when he filed with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission to begin fundraising.

Cruz wants donors to repay $10K he loaned to his 2018 campaign

Thursday October 29th, 2020 04:52:30 PM
Federal election law stipulates that candidates have up to 20 days after the election to collect donations and use them to repay personal loans to a ...

Rolling the Dice on Chaos, Supreme Court Ducks Election-Law Cases

Thursday October 29th, 2020 04:25:07 PM
NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE T here's one thing we've forgotten to mention about political intimidation of the Supreme Court. It works. On the right, and ...

Fire District Accused Of Election Interference

Thursday October 29th, 2020 04:04:53 PM
The email and article included claims that the DWFD has violated Illinois Election Law by contributing tax payer money to the committee. Subscribe.

Column: Election night chaos is not inevitable if cool heads prevail

Thursday October 29th, 2020 03:46:59 PM
Most states have extensive election law codes that cover most issues involving disputed ballots. In Florida, Chapter 102 of the Florida Statutes spells ...

Brett Kavanaugh Forced To Correct Supreme Court Opinion After Vermont Calls Out False Info

Thursday October 29th, 2020 02:03:54 PM
Kavanaugh has garnered widespread criticism from Democrats and election law experts for his opinion, which quickly became the most controversial ...

Legislature Pulls Resolution For New Election Commissioner

Thursday October 29th, 2020 11:48:45 AM
New York State Election Law 3-204 notes at least 30 days before the first day of January of any year in which a commissioner of elections is to be ...

Poll: Illinois Among the Easiest States in the Country to Vote

Thursday October 29th, 2020 11:15:00 AM
The authors of the study noted that some states made temporary changes to election law in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Those adjustments ...

Election 2020: How sports owners hide political donations from players and fans

Thursday October 29th, 2020 11:03:45 AM
But there also is cachet, said Richard Briffault, a professor at Columbia Law School who specializes in election law. The chance to be invited to a ...

OUR VIEW: Election | Leave the deadline alone

Thursday October 29th, 2020 10:26:44 AM
It is known in election law as the “Purcell principle” — an ill-defined Supreme Court dictum that courts should not order election changes close to the ...

Panel: 7:30 won't end absentee ballots count

Thursday October 29th, 2020 09:11:15 AM
... Board of Election Commissioners] states unequivocally that state election law requires the CBEC [County Board of Election Commissioners] to count ...