Ninth Circuit Panel Rejects Extension of Arizona Voter Registration Deadline But Will Allow Voters Who Registered Past The Deadline to Keep Their Registration; Judge Bybee Would Have Rejected Those Registrations

Opinion. [corrected link] The majority panel is made up of two Democratic-appointed judges; Judge Bybee is a Bush appointee. I was shocked when this remedy was granted on the eve of the registration deadline, and given the signals sent from … Continue reading

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Federal District Court, While Excoriating Florida for Its Incompetence, Won’t Extend Registration Deadline After Last-Day System Crash

The court found that the burden on the state in keeping the system going outweighed the risk of disenfranchisement. The court’s order concludes: The state could have extended the registration deadline until midnight on October 6th, which would have given … Continue reading

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“Texas Democrats launch largest voter registration campaign to hobble GOP’s grip on the state”

ABC News, on the collaboration with Stacey Abrams’ group Fair Fight 2020: ” Texas Democrats, fueled by the party’s nearly quarter-century-held dream of turning Texas blue, are mounting an aggressive ground-game operation with the largest voter registration program in the state’s history, … Continue reading

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“Voters in town once run by polygamous sect probably broke the law when they cast ballots, prosecutor says, but charges are unlikely”

The Salt Lake Tribune runs a story about potential improper registration in Colorado City (which, despite the name, is half of a community that straddles the Utah-Arizona boder).  There are real problems of unlawful behavior in Colorado City.  But some … Continue reading

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Unanimous 11th Circuit Panel Affirms District Court Ruling Upholding Broward County, FL’s List Maintenance Rules Against NVRA Challenge Brought by ACRU

Opinion in Bellitto v. American Civil Rights Union: The National Voter Registration Act requires state election officials to make a reasonable effort to remove certain ineligible registrants from the voter rolls. The American Civil Rights Union (“ACRU”) claims that Brenda … Continue reading

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