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Gates v. Blakemore

California Court of Appeal
Government Law, Elections
Affirmed. Plaintiff appealed from a pre-election trial court ruling that held that certain initiates were invalid and that the County of San...
08/23/2019 E069998

NAGR v. Managan

United States Ninth Circuit
Elections
Affirmed in part, reversed in part. The panel reasoned that requiring disclosure of information related to subtle and indirect communications likely...
08/12/2019 18-35010

Davis v. Guam

United States Ninth Circuit
Constitutional Law, Elections
Affirmed. District court’s summary judgment in favor of Plaintiff affirmed, where Guam’s Plebiscite Law restricting voting to native inhabitants...
07/29/2019 17-15719

De La Fuente v. Padilla

United States Ninth Circuit
Elections
District court’s dismissal of a challenge to two California ballot access laws affirmed, where ballot access laws requiring independent candidates to...
07/19/2019 17-56668

Department of Commerce v. New York

United States Supreme Court
Constitutional Law, Elections
Held that the government's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census questionnaire did not violate the Enumeration Clause or the...
06/27/2019 18–966

Virginia House of Delegates v. Bethune-Hill

United States Supreme Court
Constitutional Law, Elections
In a case alleging racial gerrymandering, held that the Virginia House of Delegates lacked standing to appeal the invalidation of Virginia's 2010...
06/17/2019 18–281

Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Assn. v. Amador Water Agency

California Court of Appeal
Water Law, Elections
Held that a local water agency's decision to set new water service rates was not subject to referendum. Affirmed denial of writ relief, in a case...
06/14/2019 C082079

Acevedo v. Cook County Officers Electoral Board

United States Seventh Circuit
Elections
Held that a prospective candidate for county sheriff may not proceed with a constitutional challenge to the procedure for qualifying to appear on the...
06/05/2019 18-2979

Common Cause Indiana v. Marion County Election Board

United States Seventh Circuit
Elections
Addressed a mootness issue in a case where citizen groups challenged the legality of a local election board's decisions regarding in‐person early...
06/03/2019 18‐2735

Arizona Libertarian Party v. Hobbs

United States Ninth Circuit
Elections
Rejected the Arizona Libertarian Party's constitutional challenge to a state law addressing what a Libertarian candidate must do, in terms of...
05/31/2019 17-16491