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7th Circuit: Marion County judge elections unconstitutional

7th Circuit: Marion County judge elections unconstitutional

  • September 10, 2015
  • Paul
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(The Indiana Lawyer) – The way Marion County judges are elected is unconstitutional, the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday, throwing out a system that assured an even split of Democratic and Republican judges and facilitated a pay-to-play party slating system.

“We agree with the district court that the Statute at issue burdens the right to cast a meaningful vote without (More…)

The case is:  Common Cause Indiana v. Individual Members of the Indiana Election Commission, et al., 14-3300.

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