Case: Alliance for Retired Americans v. Dunlap

20-cv-00095 | Maine state trial court

Filed Date: 2020

Case Ongoing

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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 November 9, 2020, Plaintiff Alliance for Retired Americans is suing Defendants Maine Secretary of State and Attorney General, claiming that 6 provisions related to absentee voting are unconstitutional and deny people’s fundamental rights. Plaintiff seeks a preliminary and permanent injunction to prevent the 6 challenged pr…

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 November 9, 2020,

Plaintiff Alliance for Retired Americans is suing Defendants Maine Secretary of State and Attorney General, claiming that 6 provisions related to absentee voting are unconstitutional and deny people’s fundamental rights. Plaintiff seeks a preliminary and permanent injunction to prevent the 6 challenged provisions from being enforced for the November general election. The 6 provisions include: paper and pen registration, photocopier requirement, postage tax, absentee ballot assistance restrictions, election day receipt deadline, and rejection without notice/signature matching. Plaintiffs allege 6 counts for relief, based on the 1st and 14th Amendments, Maine’s Constitution, and Maine law.

People


Judge(s)

Mead, Andrew (Maine)

Stokes, William R (Maine)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Beliveau, Severin M (Maine)

Devaney, John M. (District of Columbia)

Elias, Marc Erik (District of Columbia)

Ford, Christina A. (District of Columbia)

Holloway, Tre A. (District of Columbia)

Rodgers, Torryn Taylor (California)

Tischenko, Alex G (District of Columbia)

Warner, Matthew S (Maine)

Judge(s)

Mead, Andrew (Maine)

Stokes, William R (Maine)

Attorneys(s) for Plaintiff

Beliveau, Severin M (Maine)

Devaney, John M. (District of Columbia)

Elias, Marc Erik (District of Columbia)

Ford, Christina A. (District of Columbia)

Holloway, Tre A. (District of Columbia)

Rodgers, Torryn Taylor (California)

Tischenko, Alex G (District of Columbia)

Warner, Matthew S (Maine)

Documents in the Clearinghouse

Document

Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief

June 24, 2020 Complaint

Decision on Motion for Preliminary Injunction

Sept. 30, 2020 Order/Opinion

Opinion

Alliance for Retired Americans v. Secretary of State

Maine state supreme court

240 A.3d 45, 2020 WL 6255526

Oct. 23, 2020 Order/Opinion

Resources

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Alliance for Retired Americans v. Dunlap

COVID-Related Election Litigation Tracker

Plaintiff Alliance for Retired Americans is suing Defendants Maine Secretary of State and Attorney General, claiming that 6 provisions related to absentee voting are unconstitutional and deny people’… Nov. 9, 2020 https://healthyelections-case-tracker.stanford.edu/detail?id=52

Docket

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

Docket sheet not available via the Clearinghouse.

State / Territory: Maine

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