TOBIN FOR GOVERNOR v. ILLINOIS STATE BD. OF ELECTIONS, 00-3097
Unlike a statutory provision that would continue to operate after the election, a decision by a board of elections regarding whether a person or party has acquired enough petition signatures to warrant inclusion on the ballot is a one-time decision that is not capable of repetition.
- Argued 05/07/2001
- Decided 10/05/2001
- Published 10/05/2001
- RIPPLE, Circuit Judge., Before FLAUM, Chief Judge, and RIPPLE and DIANE P. WOOD, Circuit Judges.
- United States Seventh Circuit
- For Appellant:
- Steven R. Merican (argued), Woodridge, IL, for Plaintiffs-Appellants.
- For Appellees:
- Deborah L. Ahlstrand, Office of Atty. Gen., Civ. Appeals Div., Chicago, IL, for Defendants-Appellees.