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Unsuccessful Complaint That Municipal Officers Were Too Incompetent to Oversee an Election

Robert Timothy Reagan
September 23, 2019
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Underwood v. Gulley (Madeline Hughes Haikala, N.D. Ala. 2:18-cv-1310)
A federal judge denied plaintiffs a preliminary injunction to prevent municipal officers from overseeing an election scheduled days later. Although there was evidence of improper activity in the past, the evidence was not strong enough to show that interference with the upcoming election was justified.
Subject: Voting procedures. Topics: Enjoining elections; case assignment.

One of many Case Studies in Emergency Election Litigation.