June 21, 2014
by G. Redd
Judge Said Youssef of the Minya Criminal Court of Egypt on Friday confirmed the death sentence of 183 Muslim Brotherhood members while simultaneously acquitting over 400 in the death of police officers over a year ago. Only 110 of the accused were present in a holding area outside of the court ...[read more]
October 9, 2012
by Garrett Eisenhour
On October 9, 2008, the New York Times published a report stating findings that thousands of eligible voters in swing states had been removed from voter rolls in violation of federal law. The report came after both the Ohio Supreme Court and the US Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit rejected ...[read more]
July 4, 2012
by Jennie Ryan
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder (R) on Tuesday vetoed several measures in a series of new legislation that included amendments to the state's election laws. Two of the vetoed bills would have required voters to produce photo identification for absentee voting and to confirm their citizenship before ...[read more]
March 13, 2012
by Julia Zebley
A Dane County Circuit Court judge Monday ruled that Wisconsin Act 23 is unconstitutional, after a different judge issued a temporary injunction last week. Act 23 modified current voting laws by requiring a photo ID at the polls and a 28-day residency before the election and shortening the amount ...[read more]
June 30, 2009
by Jaclyn Belczyk
The Minnesota Supreme Court on Tuesday declared Democrat Al Franken the winner of the state's 2008 US Senate race over incumbent opponent Norm Coleman. In an unanimous ruling, the court affirmed the April decision by the Minnesota State Court for the Second District, resolving the seven-month... ...[read more]
April 14, 2009
by Eszter Bardi
A three-judge panel for the Minnesota State Court for the Second District on MondaydeclaredAl Franken the winner of the state's 2008 US Senate race over opponentNorm Coleman. Both candidates had brought claims before the court over absentee ballots in their favor that th... ...[read more]
November 6, 2008
by Joe Shaulis
An amendment to the Maryland Constitution to permit early voting was among several election-reform ballot measures approved by voters in Maryland and other states Tuesday. Question 1 authorizes the Maryland General Assembly to allow voters to cast ballots outside their election districts or wards, ...[read more]
October 3, 2008
by Andrew Wood
Carrie L. Davis: It's been an eventful week for Ohio voters. Absentee voting began on Tuesday, September 30th. The deadline for registration is Monday, October 6th. And during this one week, courts across the state have ruled on numerous cases relating to voters' access to absentee ba... ...[read more]
October 1, 2008
by Joe Shaulis
Absentee voting began Tuesday in Ohio after the Ohio Supreme Court and two federal district courts rejected Republican Party challenges to an Ohio secretary of state directive. By a 4-3 vote, the state Supreme Court on Monday upheld an interpretation of Ohio election statutes by Secretary of ...[read more]
September 30, 2008
by Devin Montgomery
The Lebanese Parliament on Monday approved a new election law as part of a peace deal between pro- and anti-Syrian groups within the country. Many of the provisions included in the law, which guarantees candidates equal airtime and imposes a 24 hour ban on media coverage and a 10 day ban on ...[read more]

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