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Joe Miller files lawsuit in Alaska state court, says some Murkowski votes illegal

November 22, 2010 politisite 0

Read the Lawsuit – PDF: Miller v. Division of Elections complaint Alaska’s bitterly contested Senate election went to state court Monday when Republican Joe Miller sued the state over the way write-in ballots for his GOP rival have been counted. Miller is trying to stop the state from using discretion in determining voter intent on write-in ballots cast for Sen. Lisa Murkowski. The Associated Press last week called the race […]

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The Radicalism of the Anti-Arizona Suit

July 15, 2010 politisite 0

If nothing else, the state of Arizona has smoked out the Obama administration. To make the case that the Arizona immigration law conflicts with, and therefore is preempted by, federal law, the Justice Department has to make an extraordinary claim — that the federal laws as written don’t matter so much. The drafters of the Arizona statute, S.B. 1070, were careful to mimic specific federal laws, but that’s not good […]