Tag Archives: election law

Court nixes Ariz. proof of citizenship law

WASHINGTON – In the first of two widely-anticipated voting rights decisions from the U.S. Supreme Court this month, the justices struck down a voter imposed Arizona law requiring residents to show proof of citizenship in order to register to vote ...

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Does the First Amendment forbid Arizona from providing publicly-financed candidates with subsidies that are triggered by independent expenditure groups’ speech against such candidates? Arizona Free Enterprise Club’s Freedom Club PAC v. Bennett, No. 10-238. Certiorari granted Nov. 29, 2010. Ruling ...

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A federal judge’s order that would have required Ohio election officials to set up new procedures to verify voter registration has been lifted, because it is unclear that a private party has a right to sue in this context.

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