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People Not Politicians Ore. v. Clarno

Last Updated Sep 1, 2020
Case number No. 6:20-cv-01053 (D. Or.). No. 20-35630 (9th Cir.), No. 20A21 (S. Ct.)
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A federal court challenge by proponents of a redistricting initiative to the deadline and threshold for signatures for ballot initiatives, in light of COVID-19.

On 7/13/20, the trial court granted a preliminary injunction, offering the state the option to either put the measure on the ballot, or to reduce the signature threshold by 50% and extend the deadline from 7/2/20 to 8/17/20.  The case was appealed; on 8/11/20, the U.S. Supreme Court granted a stay of the preliminary injunction pending resolution of the appeal.  On 9/1/20, the court of appeals acknowledged that the stay meant that the initiative would not be on the 2020 ballot, and remanded for a determination of whether the case was now moot.

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