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Key Part of Pennsylvania Voter ID Law Delayed Until After Nov. 6 Election
Posted on 2 Oct 2012 by LexisNexis Emerging Issues Law Community Staff

HARRISBURG, Pa. - A ruling in the voter ID trial issued by Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court Judge Robert Simpson on Oct. 2 means that all registered voters will be allowed to vote in the Nov. 6 election, regardless of whether or not they have photo IDs... Read More

Steptoe & Johnson PLLC: Pennsylvania Voter ID Law Struck Down
Posted on 22 Jan 2014 by Steptoe & Johnson PLLC

On January 17, 2014, Pennsylvania Superior Court Judge Bernard L. McGinley released his opinion in Applewhite v. Commonwealth (330-MD-2012), in which he overturned Pennsylvania’s voter ID requirement. This marked yet another chapter in what has... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal: Presidential Race Bound for Another Bush v. Gore?
Posted on 28 Sep 2012 by State Net

This year's presidential election could very well end much like that of 2000, with its controversial U.S. Supreme Court ruling on "hanging chads." Over the past few weeks, nearly a dozen decisions have been handed down by state and federal... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal: Election Cases Coming Down To Wire
Posted on 12 Oct 2012 by State Net

As of late last month there were 15 legal cases pending across the country concerning new election restrictions. With roughly a month left before the presidential election, the cases leave judges with little time to resolve election issues in states where... Read More