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Michigan Republican Party v. Benson

Last Updated Sep 11, 2019
Case No. 1:19-cv-00669 (W.D. Mich.), No. 19-2420 (6th Cir.)
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Case Information

A federal court challenge to the composition of Michigan’s new independent commission, based on a First Amendment challenge to the conflict of interest provisions excluding individuals from the commission because of specific past political activity.

On 9/11/19, this case was consolidated with Daunt v. Benson.



Case filings, starting with most recent court
    Name Last Modified
Document icon Complaint Aug 22, 2019
Document icon Order consolidating case with Daunt v. Benson Sep 11, 2019

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Federal court challenge to exclusions from independent commission based on political activity
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