Litigation

The Arizona Citizens Clean Elections Act created a public financing system to fund the primary and general election campaigns of candidates for state office. Candidates who opt to participate, and who accept certain campaign restrictions and obligations, are granted an initial outlay of public...
06/27/2011
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Demos and other voting rights advocates file suit to force Georgia to comply with the National Voter Registration Act Introduction 1.  This action seeks declaratory and injunctive relief to redress defendants' past and ongoing violations of their obligations under Section 7 of the National...
06/06/2011
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The settlement with the state of Indiana sets forth the procedures that Indiana must follow for distributing voter registration applications to public assistance clients, both in its in-person transactions with these clients and in those transactions that occur by mail, over the telephone, and...
05/12/2011
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In The United States District Court For The District Of New Mexico
02/25/2011
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Maine Citizens for Clean Elections (“MCCE”) is a non-partisan association of organizations and individuals with the common purpose of working in the public interest to advocate for, increase public support for, defend and improve the Maine Clean Election Act (“MCEA”) and other campaign finance...
02/23/2011
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This matter comes before the Court on Defendants Kathryn Falls, Fred Sandoval, and Carolyn Ingram of the New Mexico Human Services Department’s (hereinafter “HSD”) Motion for Summary Judgment, filed May 13, 2010 [Doc. 57],1 HSD’s Motion to Strike Plaintiff’s Response in Opposition to HSD’s Motion...
12/22/2010
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Democracy Program Director Brenda Wright and Counsel Lisa Danetz co-authored (with John Brautigam) the following amicus brief.  It was filed in February 2011. Enacted by the citizens of Maine through a voter initiative, the Maine Clean Election Act (MCEA) has offered a full public funding...
12/21/2010
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Democracy Program Counsel Lisa Danetz and Director Brenda Wright co-authored (with John Brautigam) the following amicus brief.  It was filed in December 2010. Amicus Brief in National Organization for Marriage v. Walter F. McKee, et al.  The people of Maine have enacted a series of...
12/21/2010
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Respect Maine PAC. v. Walter McKee
10/23/2010
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