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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Mueller v. Jacobs


Mueller v. Jacobs, No. 2020AP1958-OA (Wis. Sup. Ct.)

  Case Summary Petitioner, a Wisconsin voter, request\ed that the Wisconsin Supreme Court take original jurisdiction over the case, in which petitioner alleged that Wisconsin's ballot dropboxes and all ballots placed in such dropboxes were illegal. Petitioner alleged that the Wisconsin Election Commission improperly made law by advising counties to establish such dropboxes.
Filed 11/27/2020
State Wisconsin
Type of Court State
Status Closed
Last Updated 05/12/2021
Issue Tag(s) Vote-by-Mail (Drop Boxes/Drop Off Locations)
Complaint(s) 11/27/2020: Complaint filed.
Dispositive Ruling(s) 12/03/2020: Order/Ruling, Petition for leave to commence an original action is denied.
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