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Donald J. Trump for President Inc. v. Benson
Donald J. Trump for President Inc. v. Benson, No. 1:20-cv-01083 (W.D. Mich.)
|Case Summary||Plaintiff, the Trump campaign, alleged that Wayne County and the Secretary of State violated the Michigan Election Code by purportedly not permitting challengers to observe the conduct of the election and the processing of ballots and pre-dating ballots that were not eligible to be counted.|
|Type of Court||Federal|
|Issue Tag(s)||Vote-by-Mail (Poll Observer Access, Other Vote-by-Mail Issue)
|Complaint(s)||11/11/2020: Complaint filed.|
|Dispositive Ruling(s)||11/19/2020: Other, Voluntarily dismissed.|