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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Election Integrity Fund v. Benson


Election Integrity Fund v. Benson, No. 20-000169-MM (Mich. Ct. Claims)

  Case Summary This lawsuit challenges the action of Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson in allowing individuals to apply for absentee ballots online. The online system fails to comply with Michigan law and invites fraud
Filed 08/24/2020
State Michigan
Type of Court State
Status Closed
Last Updated 02/04/2021
Issue Tag(s) Vote-by-Mail (Signature Verification Standards)
Authority To Act (State Separation of Powers)
Complaint(s) 08/24/2020: Complaint filed.
Dispositive Ruling(s) 10/26/2020: Order/Ruling
12/10/2020: Order/Ruling
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