Case: Weltner v. Raffensperger

1:20-cv-01407 | U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia

Filed Date: March 31, 2020

Closed Date: July 15, 2020

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Last updated June 22, 2022, 4:49 p.m.

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Submission to District Judge

March 31, 2020

March 31, 2020

PACER
1

COMPLAINT filed by Anne Glenn Weltner, Francys Johnson and Laura Register. (Filing fee $400.00, receipt number AGANDC-9538677) (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet)(eop) Please visit our website at http://www.gand.uscourts.gov/commonly-used-forms to obtain Pretrial Instructions and Pretrial Associated Forms which includes the Consent To Proceed Before U.S. Magistrate form. (Entered: 03/31/2020)

1 Civil Cover Sheet

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March 31, 2020

March 31, 2020

RECAP
2

GENERAL ORDER RE: COURT OPERATIONS UNDER THE EXIGENT CIRCUMSTANCES CREATED BY COVID-19 AND RELATED CORONA VIRUS. Signed by Judge Thomas W. Thrash, Jr. on 3/16/20. (eop) (Entered: 03/31/2020)

March 31, 2020

March 31, 2020

PACER

Submission of 1 Complaint for Review, to District Judge Orinda D. Evans. (eop)

March 31, 2020

March 31, 2020

PACER
3

Electronic Summons Issued as to Brad Raffensperger. (eop) (Entered: 03/31/2020)

March 31, 2020

March 31, 2020

PACER
4

Amended General Order 20-01 re COURT OPERATIONS UNDER THE EXIGENT CIRCUMSTANCES CREATED BY COVID-19 AND RELATED CORONA VIRUS. Signed by Judge Thomas W. Thrash, Jr. on 3/30/20. (dgs) (ADI) (Entered: 04/01/2020)

April 1, 2020

April 1, 2020

PACER
5

NOTICE of Appearance by Elizabeth T. Young on behalf of Brad Raffensperger (Young, Elizabeth) (Entered: 04/17/2020)

April 17, 2020

April 17, 2020

PACER
6

NOTICE of Appearance by Miles Christian Skedsvold on behalf of Brad Raffensperger (Skedsvold, Miles) (Entered: 04/17/2020)

April 17, 2020

April 17, 2020

PACER
7

MOTION for Preliminary Injunction with Brief In Support by Francys Johnson, Laura Register, Anne Glenn Weltner. (Attachments: # 1 Brief, # 2 Text of Proposed Order)(Brown, Bruce) (Entered: 04/24/2020)

1 Brief

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2 Text of Proposed Order

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April 24, 2020

April 24, 2020

PACER
8

WAIVER OF SERVICE Returned Executed by Anne Glenn Weltner, Francys Johnson, Laura Register. Brad Raffensperger waiver mailed on 4/1/2020, answer due 6/1/2020. (Brown, Bruce) (Entered: 04/24/2020)

April 24, 2020

April 24, 2020

PACER
9

MOTION for Hearing re 7 MOTION for Preliminary Injunction by Francys Johnson, Laura Register, Anne Glenn Weltner. (Brown, Bruce) (Entered: 05/04/2020)

May 4, 2020

May 4, 2020

PACER
10

SECOND AMENDMENT TO GENERAL ORDER 20-01 RE: COURT OPERATIONS UNDER THE EXIGENT CIRCUMSTANCES CREATED BY COVID-19 AND RELATED CORONA VIRUS. Signed by Judge Thomas W. Thrash, Jr. on 04/30/2020. (dgs) (ADI) (Entered: 05/04/2020)

May 4, 2020

May 4, 2020

PACER
11

RESPONSE re 9 MOTION for Hearing re 7 MOTION for Preliminary Injunction filed by Brad Raffensperger. (Young, Elizabeth) (Entered: 05/05/2020)

May 5, 2020

May 5, 2020

PACER
12

Unopposed MOTION for Leave to File Excess Pages by Brad Raffensperger. (Attachments: # 1 Text of Proposed Order)(Young, Elizabeth) (Entered: 05/08/2020)

May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020

PACER
13

RESPONSE in Opposition re 7 MOTION for Preliminary Injunction filed by Brad Raffensperger. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1 - Stipulations - Brad Raffensperger, # 2 Exhibit 2 - Fulton Superior Order - Beskin v. Raffensperger, # 3 Exhibit 3 - Fulton Superior Order - Barrow v. Raffensperger, # 4 Exhibit 4 - Georgia Supreme Court Order - Barrow & Beskin v. Raffensperger, # 5 Exhibit 5 - Barrow Supreme Court Appellant's Brief, # 6 Exhibit 6 - Georgia Supreme Court Order - Barrow & Beskin v. Raffensperger)(Young, Elizabeth) (Entered: 05/08/2020)

May 8, 2020

May 8, 2020

PACER

Submission to District Judge

May 11, 2020

May 11, 2020

PACER

Submission of 7 MOTION for Preliminary Injunction, 9 MOTION for Hearing re 7 MOTION for Preliminary Injunction, to District Judge Orinda D. Evans. (bdb)

May 11, 2020

May 11, 2020

PACER
14

ORDER granting the 12 Motion for Leave to File Excess Pages. The Court will accept for filing Defendants Response in Opposition to Plaintiffs Motion for Preliminary Injunction that exceeds the page limit of L.R. 7.1(d). Signed by Judge Orinda D. Evans on 05/11/20. (aaq) (Entered: 05/11/2020)

May 11, 2020

May 11, 2020

PACER
15

ORDER DENYING Plaintiffs' 9 Motion for Hearing and DENYING IN PART Plaintiffs' Motion for Preliminary Injunction 7 as to Count I in light of the Supreme Court of Georgia's ruling in Barrow v. Raffensperger and Beskin v.Raffensperger. Plaintiffs are DIRECTED to specify the relief they seek in light of the rulings contained in this order and provide the Court with their request relief, in writing, by May 28, 2020. Defendant has until June 8, 2020 to respond. Signed by Judge Orinda D. Evans on 05/18/2020. (rvb) (Entered: 05/18/2020)

May 18, 2020

May 18, 2020

PACER
16

THIRD AMENDMENT TO GENERAL ORDER 20-01 RE: COURT OPERATIONS UNDER THE EXIGENT CIRCUMSTANCES CREATED BY COVID-19 AND RELATED CORONA VIRUS. Signed by Judge Thomas W. Thrash, Jr. on 05/26/2020. (adg) (ADI) (Entered: 05/27/2020)

May 27, 2020

May 27, 2020

PACER
17

RESPONSE re 15 Order on Motion for Hearing,, filed by Francys Johnson, Laura Register, Anne Glenn Weltner. (Brown, Bruce) (Entered: 05/28/2020)

May 28, 2020

May 28, 2020

RECAP
18

MOTION to Intervene with Brief In Support by John Barrow. (Attachments: # 1 Brief Non-Party John Barrow's Brief in Support of His Motion to Intervene, # 2 Exhibit Exhibit A-(Proposed) Complaint in Intervention)(Tomlinson, Wade) (Entered: 05/28/2020)

1 Brief Non-Party John Barrow's Brief in Support of His Motion to Intervene

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2 Exhibit Exhibit A-(Proposed) Complaint in Intervention

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May 28, 2020

May 28, 2020

PACER
19

MOTION for Leave to File Brief Addressing Barrow v. Raffenspergerwith Brief by Anne Glenn Weltner. (Brown, Bruce) (Entered: 05/29/2020)

May 29, 2020

May 29, 2020

PACER
20

MOTION to Dismiss For Lack of Jurisdiction, MOTION TO DISMISS FOR FAILURE TO STATE A CLAIM with Brief In Support by Brad Raffensperger. (Attachments: # 1 Brief)(Young, Elizabeth) (Entered: 06/01/2020)

1 Brief

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June 1, 2020

June 1, 2020

PACER
21

RESPONSE re 17 Response (Non-Motion) filed by Brad Raffensperger. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1 - Remittitur and Opinion - Barrow v. Raffensperger, # 2 Exhibit 2 - Remittitur and Opinion - Beskin v. Raffensperger)(Young, Elizabeth) (Entered: 06/08/2020)

June 8, 2020

June 8, 2020

PACER
22

RESPONSE in Opposition re 18 MOTION to Intervene filed by Brad Raffensperger. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit 1 - Remittitur and Opinion - Barrow v. Raffensperger)(Young, Elizabeth) (Entered: 06/11/2020)

June 11, 2020

June 11, 2020

PACER
23

ORDER granting 19 Motion for Leave to File Brief Addressing Barrow v. Raffensperger. Signed by Judge Orinda D. Evans on 6/11/2020. (bdb) (Entered: 06/11/2020)

June 11, 2020

June 11, 2020

PACER

Submission to District Judge

June 12, 2020

June 12, 2020

PACER

Submission of 7 MOTION for Preliminary Injunction and 18 MOTION to Intervene, to District Judge Orinda D. Evans. (bdb)

June 12, 2020

June 12, 2020

PACER
24

MOTION for Leave to File Brief Responding to Plaintiff's Brief Addressing Barrow v. Raffensperger with Brief In Support by Brad Raffensperger. (Young, Elizabeth) (Entered: 06/12/2020)

June 12, 2020

June 12, 2020

PACER
25

RESPONSE in Opposition re 20 MOTION to Dismiss For Lack of Jurisdiction MOTION TO DISMISS FOR FAILURE TO STATE A CLAIM and in Reply on Barrow filed by Anne Glenn Weltner. (Brown, Bruce) (Entered: 06/15/2020)

June 15, 2020

June 15, 2020

PACER
26

ORDER granting Defendant's 24 Motion for Leave to File response to Plaintiffs' brief addressing Barrow v. Raffensperger. Signed by Judge Orinda D. Evans on 6/15/20. (jpa) (Entered: 06/16/2020)

June 15, 2020

June 15, 2020

PACER

Submission to District Judge

June 16, 2020

June 16, 2020

PACER

Submission of 20 MOTION to Dismiss For Lack of Jurisdiction MOTION TO DISMISS FOR FAILURE TO STATE A CLAIM, to District Judge Orinda D. Evans. (bdb)

June 16, 2020

June 16, 2020

PACER
27

REPLY BRIEF re 18 MOTION to Intervene filed by John Barrow. (Tomlinson, Wade) (Entered: 06/22/2020)

June 22, 2020

June 22, 2020

PACER
28

ORDER denying John Barrow's 18 Motion to Intervene. Signed by Judge Orinda D. Evans on 06/26/20. (aaq) (Entered: 06/26/2020)

June 26, 2020

June 26, 2020

PACER
29

ORDER: The parties are DIRECTED to inform the Court in writing by July 6, 2020 whether the stipulations before the trial court in the parallel state court proceedings will apply in this case. The parties are additionally DIRECTED to inform the Court in writing by July 6, 2020 whether the presentation of any additional evidence is needed before the Court rules on Plaintiffs' Motion for a Preliminary Injunction 7 . If either side wants to produce live witnesses, it must provide the Court with a list of all witnesses whom that party wishes to present and a specific summary of the expected direct testimony of each witness. Signed by Judge Orinda D. Evans on 06/26/20. (aaq) (Entered: 06/26/2020)

June 26, 2020

June 26, 2020

PACER
30

FOURTH AMENDMENT TO GENERAL ORDER 20-01 RE: COURT OPERATIONS UNDER THE EXIGENT CIRCUMSTANCES CREATED BY COVID-19 AND RELATED CORONA VIRUS. Signed by Judge Thomas W. Thrash, Jr. on 07/01/2020. (ddm) (ADI) (Entered: 07/02/2020)

July 2, 2020

July 2, 2020

PACER
31

STIPULATION Parties' Stipulations In Response to Court Order by Anne Glenn Weltner. (Brown, Bruce) (Entered: 07/06/2020)

July 6, 2020

July 6, 2020

PACER
32

FIFTH AMENDMENT TO GENERAL ORDER 20-01 RE: COURT OPERATIONS UNDER THE EXIGENT CIRCUMSTANCES CREATED BY COVID-19 AND RELATED CORONAVIRUS. Signed by Judge Thomas W. Thrash, Jr. on 7/10/2020 (ddm) (ADI) (Entered: 07/13/2020)

July 13, 2020

July 13, 2020

PACER

Order on Motion to Dismiss for Failure to State a Claim

July 15, 2020

July 15, 2020

PACER

Terminated Case

July 15, 2020

July 15, 2020

PACER
33

ORDER denying 7 Motion for Preliminary Injunction; granting 20 Motion to Dismiss. Signed by Judge Orinda D. Evans on 7/15/2020. (kt) (Entered: 07/15/2020)

July 15, 2020

July 15, 2020

RECAP

ORDER granting 20 Motion to Dismiss for Failure to State a Claim. Signed by Judge Orinda D. Evans on 7/15/2020. (kt)

July 15, 2020

July 15, 2020

PACER
34

JUDGMENT in favor of Defendant against Plaintiff. Signed by Judge Orinda D. Evans on 7/15/2020. --Please refer to http://www.ca11.uscourts.gov to obtain an appeals jurisdiction checklist--(kt) (Additional attachment(s) added on 7/16/2020: # 1 Corrected Main Document) (kt). (Entered: 07/15/2020)

1 Corrected Main Document

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July 15, 2020

July 15, 2020

PACER

Civil Case Terminated. (kt)

July 15, 2020

July 15, 2020

PACER

Notification of Docket Correction

July 16, 2020

July 16, 2020

PACER

Notification of Docket Correction re 34 Judgment. Edited to replace main document. (kt)

July 16, 2020

July 16, 2020

PACER
35

MOTION for Reconsideration under Rule 59(e) of Order (Doc. 33) Denying Motion for Preliminary Injunction and Granting Motion to Dismiss by Anne Glenn Weltner. (Brown, Bruce) (Entered: 07/17/2020)

July 17, 2020

July 17, 2020

PACER
36

ORDER denying 35 Motion for Reconsideration. Signed by Judge Orinda D. Evans on 7/21/2020. (bnp) (Entered: 07/21/2020)

July 21, 2020

July 21, 2020

PACER

Case Details

State / Territory: Georgia

Case Type(s):

Election/Voting Rights

Key Dates

Filing Date: March 31, 2020

Closing Date: July 15, 2020