Plaintiff appealed from the adverse judgment in her petition for relief to challenge the official ballot title for a proposed constitutional amendment by initiative petition. Plaintiff challenged the language of the Secretary of State’s summary statements for the initiative petitions ...Read More »
Missouri’s recent constitutional amendment on redistricting serves as an unusual example in a pending U.S. Supreme Court case on partisan gerrymandering. The high court is set to hear two cases on March 26 that could determine how much partisan consideration ...
Tagged with: Clean Missouri Common Cause constitutional amendment gerrymandering Graves Garrett Lamone v. Benisek Missouri Constitution Missouri House Missouri Senate National Republican Redistricting Trust redistricting Rucho v. Common United States Surpeme CourtRead More »
Boeving v. Secretary of State (MLW No. 69730/Case No. SC95924 – 26 pages) (Supreme Court of Missouri, Wilson, J.; Breckenridge, C.J., Fischer, Draper, Teitelman and Russell, JJ., and Dowd, Sp.J., concur. Stith, J., not participating)Read More »
A Missouri House committee has approved a proposed constitutional amendment that would alter the Nonpartisan Court Plan. The vote today by the House Special Standing Committee on General Laws sends the proposal to a rules committee, which will decide if ...Read More »