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Lawyers: New EC chief Art Harun right man for the job

Friday September 21st, 2018 11:15:00 PM
Shanmuga said many still refer to some of Art's articles on the election law as a handy guide. Fahri, who is a lawyer, described his friend Azhar as a ...

Despite ruling, nonprofits expected to hide donors

Friday September 21st, 2018 10:41:15 PM
"It's always been kind of a cat-and-mouse game about disclosure," said Richard Hasen, an election law expert at the University of California at Irvine.

Get ready: Ads for and against NC's constitutional amendments will start soon

Friday September 21st, 2018 10:18:45 PM
That committee has filed to run ads on a WSOC-TV in Charlotte. Michael Weisel, a Raleigh lawyer involved in election law, is the committee treasurer.

Political nonprofits seek answers after court decision targeting 'dark money'

Friday September 21st, 2018 10:07:30 PM
“It's always been kind of a cat-and-mouse game about disclosure,” said Richard Hasen, an election law expert at the University of California at Irvine.

District Court Judge L. Suzanne Geddis under investigation for campaign-related criminal complaint

Friday September 21st, 2018 09:33:45 PM
Michigan election law prohibits candidates from using “re-elect, re-election or any words that give the impression that the candidate is an incumbent” ...

This New Jersey Woman Was Charged With Buying Votes

Friday September 21st, 2018 09:31:28 PM
As Heritage Foundation election law expert Hans von Spakovsky has warned, “absentee ballots are extremely vulnerable to voter fraud.”.


Friday September 21st, 2018 09:22:30 PM
n Virginia election law does not include early voting, and there are 20 eligibility requirements to vote absentee. An article published Friday about ...

The twin sagas of PH's Arroyo and Sokor's Park

Friday September 21st, 2018 09:11:15 PM
In July, Park was sentenced to an additional eight years on top of her 24-year prison term for violating election law and abusing state funds.

Editorial: Fifth Third shows leadership; Stop wasting money on texting fight

Friday September 21st, 2018 08:37:30 PM
... deciding to further investigate whether congressional candidate Aftab Pureval broke state election law by using money from his local race campaign ...

DFL: Minneapolis police, politics don't mix

Friday September 21st, 2018 07:51:53 PM
... again found himself in political hot water this week when the DFL Party accused him of circumventing federal election law by appearing in uniform at ...

You asked, we answered: How does an indictment affect Chris Collins' campaign?

Friday September 21st, 2018 07:41:15 PM
Zremski: This appears to be happening for two reasons: New York State election law and Collins' own wishes. State election law made it difficult for ...

Surprise candidate on November ballot isn't legally qualified to run for office

Friday September 21st, 2018 06:33:45 PM
A prominent election law attorney agrees. "You would need to be a registered voter in Surprise at the time of filing the nomination papers," said Joseph ...

New law: US Senate candidates must e-file campaign finance reports

Friday September 21st, 2018 06:33:45 PM
... Integrity that although the spending bill is a temporary measure, the Senate e-filing provision represents a permanent change to federal election law.

Podcast: Kathleen Clyde and Frank LaRose talk about the race for secretary of state

Friday September 21st, 2018 05:03:45 PM
... her fourth, two year term in the Ohio House of Representatives and making her first bid for statewide office. Previously, she practiced in election law.

Ed Whelan's Spectacular Fail

Friday September 21st, 2018 05:02:28 PM
Last night, in a remarkable act of bad faith, Ed Whelan accused another person without credible evidence of the attempted rape of Dr. Ford, in an effort ...

Last-Ditch Conspiracy to Save Brett Kavanaugh Goes Down in Flames

Friday September 21st, 2018 04:18:45 PM
In an article on Election Law Blog, author Rick Hasen recounted how Whelan sent him several threatening and profane messages following the ...

Johnson County Primary Voting Saga Continues As ACLU Sues County Election Commissioner

Friday September 21st, 2018 02:30:30 PM
The ACLU of Kansas is now suing Johnson County Election Commissioner Ronnie Metsker to gain access to lists of 900 voters who filed provisional ...

September 21st Playbook

Friday September 21st, 2018 02:26:15 PM
Opinion Citizens Voice Editorial Board: Fix state election law. Christopher Norris: If Philly can rename street for Wilson Goode Sr., why not also honor ...

9.20.18 political law links

Friday September 21st, 2018 02:25:15 PM
DECISION STANDS. ATL. “Secret money in politics will soon be a lot less secret. The Supreme Court on Tuesday let stand a lower-court ruling forcing ...

Alex Padilla is the clear choice for California's secretary of state

Friday September 21st, 2018 11:03:45 AM
Conversely, Padilla's challenger, Republican Mark Meuser, who describes himself as a lawyer practicing constitutional and election law, has focused ...