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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Fight for Nevada v. Cegavske

Closed. Settled and/or Withdrawn (Voluntary dismissal)

Fight for Nevada v. Cegavske, No. 2:20-cv-00837 (D. Nev.), 2020 WL 2614624

  Case Summary Plaintiff is an organization attempting to obtain the signatures required to recall Nevada's governor. Plaintiff filed a TRO to extend end the statutory deadline to obtain the required signatures (~250K) due to delays/difficulties related to Covid-19.
Filed 05/11/2020
State Nevada
Type of Court Federal
Circuit Ninth Circuit
Status Closed. Settled and/or Withdrawn (Voluntary dismissal)
Last Updated 09/01/2020
Issue Tag(s) Petition Signature Requirement (Deadline/Time to Collect, Threshold Number)
Complaint(s) 05/11/2020: Complaint filed.
Dispositive Ruling(s) 05/15/2020: Order/Ruling, TRO Denied for failure to show a likelihood of success on the merits of its claims or irreparable injury
05/26/2020: Order/Ruling, Voluntary dismissal.
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