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Jackson v. Fair Maps Nevada PAC

Last Updated Jul 24, 2020
Case No. 19-0C-00209-1B (Nev. Dist. Ct., Carson City), No. 80563 (Nev. S. Ct.)
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A state court challenge to the ballot summary for a proposed ballot initiative seeking to transfer line-drawing power from the legislature to a commission.

On Jan. 2, 2020, the trial court invalidated the existing petition, but allowed the initiative proponents to re-file an amended petition with a revised description set by the Court.

On appeal, the Nevada Supreme Court affirmed the trial court’s decision on Jul. 24, 2020.


Case filings, starting with most recent court
    Name Last Modified
Document icon Complaint Nov 26, 2019
Document icon Response Dec 17, 2019
Document icon Reply Dec 20, 2019
Highlighted document Document icon Order striking summary Jan 2, 2020
Document icon Notice of appeal Feb 5, 2020

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