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electionlineWeekly — June 15, 2017

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 V. Legal Updates

Louisiana: The Advancement Project filed notice with the Louisiana 4th Circuit Court of Appeal with their intention to appeal a March ruling that rejected a lawsuit seeking to restore voting rights to people on probation parole for felony crimes.

Missouri: The American Civil Liberties Union and other civil rights groups have filed suit in the Cole County Circuit Court seeking to stop the implementation of the state’s new photo ID law.

North Carolina: A case has been filed in the Middle District of North Carolina arguing that the state’s new Bipartisan State Board of Elections and Ethics Enforcement because it discriminates against unaffiliated voters by denying an unaffiliated member on the state board.

U.S. Virgin Islands: The Third Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that it’s up to the Virgin Islands Legislature to determine whether or not seat a senator-elect in a contested election.