How much say do voters get when lawmakers declare something is an emergency? A series of lawsuits is testing a new — or at least newly rediscovered — aspect of Missouri election law. After lawmakers in May passed a bill ...Read More »
Elections: Campaign Contribution Reform-Corporate-Administered PAC-Contributions from Corporate Treasury
Plaintiff appealed the denial of its complaint for declaratory judgment to allow contributions from a corporation’s treasury to a PAC established or maintained by that corporation. Plaintiff argued that the trial court erred by ruling that the Campaign Contribution ...Read More »
Where appellant petitioned to disqualify respondent from an election for director of a fire-protection district, the failure to submit a notarized tax affidavit does not disqualify a candidate, so the judgment denying the appellant’s petition is affirmed. Judgment is affirmed ...Read More »
Debates about election law are usually so rancorous (and so interesting) because the stakes are so high. Take the question of whether Rahm Emanuel was a “resident” of Chicago, and so eligible to run for mayor. If he is, then he runs and has a pretty good chance of winning. If he isn’t, then he can’t win, because he won’t even be on the ballot.
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