Case: Fay v. Merrill

20-00477 | Connecticut state trial court

Filed Date: 2020

Case Ongoing

Clearinghouse coding in progress

Case Summary

NOTE: This case is being tracked in close to real time by the Stanford/MIT Healthy Elections Project. So for information, see their tracker.

According to their summary as of September 1, 2020,

Congressional candidates challenged the Sec. of State's implementation of no-excuse absentee voting due to COVID. Plaintiffs claim that neither the Sec. of State nor the Governor can change absentee voting rules, only legislature. Court held that original jurisdiction proceeding in the Supreme Court was not proper, as case should have been brought in Superior Court.

People


Judge(s)

Moukawsher, Thomas G. (Connecticut)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Ciarleglio, Matthew A (Connecticut)

Das, Proloy K (Connecticut)

Judge(s)

Moukawsher, Thomas G. (Connecticut)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Ciarleglio, Matthew A (Connecticut)

Das, Proloy K (Connecticut)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

Petition and Complaint Pursuant to General Statutes Sections 9-323, 52-29, and 52-471

July 1, 2020 Complaint

Order

July 20, 2020 Order/Opinion

Memorandum of Decision

July 22, 2020 Order/Opinion

Order

Aug. 6, 2020 Order/Opinion

Resources

Title Description External URL

Fay v. Merrill

COVID-Related Election Litigation Tracker

Congressional candidates challenged the Sec. of State's implementation of no-excuse absentee voting due to COVID. Plaintiffs claim that neither the Sec. of State nor the Governor can change absentee … Sept. 1, 2020 https://healthyelections-case-tracker.stanford.edu/detail?id=153

Docket

Last updated May 11, 2022, 8 p.m.

Docket sheet not available via the Clearinghouse.

State / Territory: Connecticut

Case Type(s):

Election/Voting Rights

Special Collection(s):

COVID-19 (novel coronavirus)

Healthy Elections COVID litigation tracker

Key Dates

Filing Date: 2020

Case Ongoing: Yes