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 Pres., Inc. v. Philadelphia Cnty. Bd. of Elections (2)


Donald J. Trump for Pres., Inc. v. Philadelphia Cnty. Bd. of Elections, No. 2:20-cv-05533-PD (E.D. Pa.)

  Case Summary Plaintiff Donald J. Trump for President seeks an injunction halting the count of ballots in Philadelphia County unless Republican observers are permitted to monitor the count. The complaint alleges that the Board of Elections is ignoring an unspecified Order that purportedly requires Republican observers to be present.
Filed 11/05/2020
State Pennsylvania
Type of Court Federal
Circuit Third Circuit
Status Closed ()
Last Updated 11/16/2020
Issue Tag(s) Vote-by-Mail (Poll Observer Access)
Complaint(s) 11/05/2020: Complaint filed.
Dispositive Ruling(s) 11/05/2020: Order/Ruling, Denied without prejudice.
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