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The public's business: on the NH Legislature's agenda

Tuesday January 28th, 2020 03:00:00 PM
The Senate Election Law and Municipal Affairs Committee will hold hearings: At 9:45 a.m. on SB 560, which would prevent municipal Keno votes for ...

Trump ally Doug Collins to launch primary challenge for Senate seat in Georgia

Tuesday January 28th, 2020 01:30:00 PM
Collins' decision to run will complicate the special primary election in November. Under the state's current election law, candidates of any party can ...

Republican raises $80k running against Adam Schiff before moving to Texas to challenge Colin ...

Tuesday January 28th, 2020 12:22:30 PM
He filed a complaint with the Office of Congressional Ethics against Schiff last August, accusing Schiff of violating federal election law in 2017 during a ...

Trump's impeachment defense: Who is paying the president's lawyers?

Tuesday January 28th, 2020 11:15:00 AM
Because Trump is on trial as a result of his status as an officeholder or candidate, election law allows him to dip into campaign or party funds for his ...

Maryland Code | Chapter Election Law Article 13

Tuesday January 28th, 2020 10:37:40 AM
Maryland bills citing code Chapter Election Law Article 13.

OSU Election Expert Says Ballot Initiative Could Increase Voter Engagement

Tuesday January 28th, 2020 02:15:00 AM
Ohio State University election law professor Dan Tokaji says these provisions lift barriers to elections and can result in higher voter turnout. "And they ...

Collins expected to announce Georgia Senate bid

Tuesday January 28th, 2020 12:56:48 AM
Under current election law, Georgia is slated to hold a special jungle primary election on Nov. 3, with the two top vote-getters — regardless of party ...

9th Circuit strikes down Arizona's 'ballot harvesting' law

Tuesday January 28th, 2020 12:48:05 AM
An Arizona election law restricting who can return early ballots was struck down by a federal appeals court because it discriminates against minorities, ...

Federal court says Arizona 'ballot harvesting' law discriminates against minority voters

Tuesday January 28th, 2020 12:00:00 AM
Arizona violated the Voting Rights Act by barring voters from delivering the early ballots of neighbors, friends and others to polling places, a federal ...

Judge orders Elk Grove term limits question be placed on ballot

Monday January 27th, 2020 11:37:30 PM
Burt Odelson, a notable election law attorney in his own right who represents Burns, objected to Kasper's assertion. "Just because he's Mike Kasper ...

At last, Morris Township has a winner: Mancuso, by 8 votes

Monday January 27th, 2020 11:12:06 PM
A quirk in New Jersey election law–subsequently remedied–resulted in large numbers of voters statewide being forced to cast “provisional” paper ...

Collins Expected to Try Ousting New GA Senator in GOP Battle

Monday January 27th, 2020 11:00:50 PM
ATLANTA — Georgia Rep. Doug Collins, an ardent ally of President Donald Trump and vocal opponent of his impeachment, is expected to announce ...

Bill would set primaries in special Georgia US Senate vote

Monday January 27th, 2020 09:56:15 PM
ATLANTA — Newly appointed U.S. Sen Kelly Loeffler could face an unexpected GOP primary later this year in her quest to hold onto her seat under a ...

Hans von Spakovsky and Kaitlynn Samalis-Aldrich

Monday January 27th, 2020 09:45:35 PM
... in The Heritage Foundation's Edwin Meese III Center for Legal and Judicial Studies and manager of the think tank's Election Law Reform Initiative.

Arizona Ballot Laws Tossed, US Supreme Court Review Likely

Monday January 27th, 2020 09:45:00 PM
An Arizona election law restricting who can return early ballots was struck down by a federal appeals court because it discriminates against minorities, ...

Divisive GOP primary looms in NY-27 following Jacobs nod

Monday January 27th, 2020 09:33:45 PM
The party could also perform a series of election law gymnastics allowing it to postpone its decision for the moment. Ralph C. Lorigo, chairman of the ...

Hudson County PAC spent $15000 to support three Paterson BOE candidates

Monday January 27th, 2020 05:26:15 PM
15 New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC) report. Two of the three candidates lost in the race. Arrington was the sole winner out of ...

Election Integrity Panel Confirms Needed Reforms

Monday January 27th, 2020 03:50:52 PM
Restrict illegal assistance; Increase both criminal and civil penalties for breaking election law; Set parameters on countywide polling; Strengthen laws ...

Democratic county organizations outraised GOP in 2019

Monday January 27th, 2020 03:33:45 PM
... in 2019 and has a combined $2,018,930 cash-on-hand, according to reports filed with the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Committee.

Illinois Voters' Will Thwarted: State Supreme Court Enshrines Strict Limits on Ballot Initiatives ...

Monday January 27th, 2020 02:21:30 PM
January 27, 2020 / Election Law Society / 0 Comments. In August of 2016, more than 563,000 Illinois voters signed a petition for a ballot initiative that ...