Breaking: Federal District Court Preliminarily Blocks Florida SOS Ruling Barring College Campus Locations as Early Voting Sites

A very thoughtful opinion granting a preliminary injunction in League of Women Voters v. Detzner. In addition to applying the Anderson-Burdick balancing test for equal protection claims, the court also applied a Twenty-Sixth Amendment  analysis, finding that the Secretary of State’s opinion barring college campus locations as early voting sites was pretexual discrimination in voting on  the basis of age.

I think we are likely to see this 26th Amendment analysis percolate in the lower courts, and potentially end up before the Supreme Court in the next few years (either in this case or another).

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