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In re Francis, 06-0040

Petition for mandamus relief is granted where the trial court erred in finding that the Election Code mandated a temporary injunction removing petitioner-election candidate's name from a ballot due to certain facial defects in the candidate's papers.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 01/24/2006
  • Decided 01/27/2006
  • Published 01/27/2006


  • Justice BRISTER delivered the opinion of the Court, in which Chief Justice JEFFERSON, Justice HECHT, Justice MEDINA and Justice GREEN joined.


  • Supreme Court of Texas


  • For Appellant:
  • Doug W. Ray, Randall Buck Wood, Ray Wood & Bonilla, L.L.P., Austin, Deborah G. Hankinson, Rick Thompson, Law Offices of Deborah Hankinson PC, Dallas, for Relator., Patrick O. Keel, Larry F. York, York Keller & Field, L.L.P., Edward M. Shack, Donna G. Davidson, Margaret A. Wilson, Frank Reilly, Michael C. Crowley, Potts & Reilly, L.L.P., Austin, for Real Party.

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