7th Circuit: Marion County judge elections unconstitutional
- September 10, 2015
- Devon Sharpe
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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.