COVID-Related Election Litigation Tracker

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This database consolidates and tracks litigation concerning the effect of the pandemic on election law. The purpose of this tool is to provide an interactive list of relevant cases that can be searched by issue, court, status, and jurisdiction.

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Alaska Libertarian Party v. Fenumiai

Closed. Settled and/or Withdrawn (Voluntary dismissal)

Alaska Libertarian Party v. Fenumiai, No. 3:20-cv-00127 (D. Alaska), Unpublished

  Case Summary Plaintiff, the Libertarian party, sought a waiver of the signature requirements to get on ballot, citing COVID restrictions, claiming violation First, Fifth, Fourteen Amendments. Court held a preliminary hearing and noted it was likely going to deny the request for injunctive relief, noting that the Plaintiff hadn't even attempted to get signatures, including e-signatures, from several places in Alaska, and further noting that Plaintiff should increase its efforts. Plaintiff withdrew Complaint without prejudice.
Filed 06/03/2020
State Alaska
Type of Court Federal
Circuit Ninth Circuit
Status Closed. Settled and/or Withdrawn (Voluntary dismissal)
Last Updated 09/05/2020
Issue Tag(s) Candidate Signature Requirement (Threshold Number, Deadline/Time to Collect)
Complaint(s) 06/03/2020: Complaint filed.
Dispositive Ruling(s) 07/10/2020: Order/Ruling, Order that Court is likely to deny PI motion.
07/13/2020: Order/Ruling, Voluntarily Dismissed
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