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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Monmouth County Republican Commitee v. Way

Closed. Consolidated With Another Case

Monmouth County Republican Committee v. Way, No. MON-L-003019-20 (N.J. Super. Ct., Monmouth Cnty.), No. 3:20-cv-13914 (D.N.J.)

  Case Summary The Monmouth County Republican Party makes two claims against the Secretary of State of New Jersey and the Monmouth County Board of Elections: (1) that state and county officials have failed in their duties under NJ law; and (2) that by allowing absentee ballots to be counted if not marked or mailed by election day, NJ officials are violated federal election law.
Filed 09/24/2020
State New Jersey
Type of Court State
Status Closed. Consolidated With Another Case
Last Updated 03/13/2021
Issue Tag(s) Vote-by-Mail (Claim that Mail Voting Leads to Fraud and/or Vote Dilution, Mail Voting Deadlines (for Applying, Receiving, Postmark))
In-Person Voting COVID Concern (Suspension of In-Person Voting)
Authority To Act (Other)
Complaint(s) 09/24/2020: Complaint filed.
Dispositive Ruling(s) 10/05/2020: Other, The plaintiffs dismissed the first count of their complaint and stipulated that the remaining count be removed and consolidated with Donald Trump for President v. Murphy, the case currently pending in federal court on this issue.
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