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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De La Fuente v. Hobbs

Closed. Settled and/or Withdrawn

De La Fuente v. Hobbs, No. 2:20-cv-01276 (D. Ariz.)

  Case Summary Plaintiffs Roque “Rocky” De La Fuente , the 2020 nominee of the Alliance Party for the Office of President of the United States and the Alliance Party filed this lawsuit against Katie Hobbs, in her official capacity as the Secretary of State of Arizona. The plaintiff’s seek injunctive and declaratory relief that would allow modification of Arizona’s signature collection and witnessing requirements as applied to independent and third-party presidential candidates seeking to qualify for the November 3, 2020, Arizona general election ballot as a direct consequence of the current and ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Filed 06/29/2020
State Arizona
Type of Court Federal
Circuit Ninth Circuit
Status Closed. Settled and/or Withdrawn ()
Last Updated 10/29/2020
Issue Tag(s) Candidate Signature Requirement (Deadline/Time to Collect, Threshold Number, E-signatures)
Complaint(s) 06/29/2020: Complaint filed.
Dispositive Ruling(s) 10/02/2020: Order/Ruling, Voluntarily dismissed.
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