Breaking News: Sixth Circuit Decides Provisional Ballot Cases, Finds Constitutional Violation in Not Counting Certain Wrong Precinct Ballots

The Sixth Circuit has decided SEIU v. Husted and NEOCH v. Husted in a single opinion. This is the most important decision in this election cycle, and it represents a major victory for voters’ rights, regardless of party.  It is … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Federal Court Orders Ohio to Accept Provisional Ballots Cast in the Wrong Precinct Because of Poll Worker Error

I have posted the order and opinion here. This is an exceedingly important issue—and very important to get clarification well before election day.  The state Supreme Court ordered wrong precinct votes (because of poll worker error) to be counted under … Continue reading

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Must-Read Ned Foley Post on Husted Early Voting Decision, Military Voting Case, and Pa Voter ID Case

Ned Foley has a must-read post, Analyzing a “Voting Wars” Trifecta. Here’s a taste on each of the three areas Ned covers. On Husted’s uniform voting requirement: “But one can reasonably question whether Husted’s new directive upholds the standard of … Continue reading

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“U.S. District Court in Ohio Rules Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted is Still Bound by Consent Decree on Provisional Ballots Agreed to by Previous Secretary of State”

Ballot Access News: “Why would anyone of good intent want to disallow a provisional ballot that was cast in the wrong place in a building, but in the correct building, if the mistake is not the voter’s fault?” … Continue reading

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