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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Donald J. Trump for President v. Cegavske


Donald J. Trump for President v. Cegavske, No. 2:20-cv-01445 (D. Nev.)

  Case Summary Plaintiffs filed their action to enjoin the enforcement of Nevada bill AB4, which expanded the use of mail-in and absentee voting in elections that are impacted by a pandemic or other disaster. The bill would expand absentee voting in the November election. Plaintiffs argue that this will result in fraud and the diluation of the vote of individuals who vote in person, rendering many sections of the Nevada law unconstitutional.
Filed 08/04/2020
State Nevada
Type of Court Federal
Circuit Ninth Circuit
Status Closed ()
Last Updated 09/23/2020
Issue Tag(s) Vote-by-Mail (Claim that Mail Voting Leads to Fraud and/or Vote Dilution)
Complaint(s) 06/19/2020: Complaint filed.
08/04/2020: Complaint filed.
08/24/2020: Complaint, Amended Complaint. filed.
Dispositive Ruling(s) 09/18/2020: Order/Ruling, The court dismissed plaintiffs' amended complaint for lack of standing. The harms alleged by the Trump Campaign, the RNC, and the Nevada Republican Party were either too attenuated from the plaintiffs or too speculative or conclusory to constitute concrete and particularized harm to plaintiffs and confer standing. The Court thus dismissed the amended complaint for failure to establish subject matter jurisdiction.
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