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Redefining unconstitutional: Varnum justices continue to be targets in Iowa

by Patrick Genova What do you do when you don’t like the ruling of the Supreme Court? In Iowa the answer is easy: get a new Supreme Court. Iowa’s system of judge retention elections makes it unique. Judges are appointed … Continue reading

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Voter ID squabbles continue in Pennsylvania

by Patrick Genova Starting this November voters in Pennsylvania will face stricter ID requirements at polling stations. A new law requires a voter to present an ID from a list of approved forms of identification each time before casting a … Continue reading

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Supreme Court strikes down corporate spending ban

by Patrick Genova Late last month the Supreme Court struck down Montana’s ban on corporate spending in elections. Montana was the first of many states to push back against the implications of Citizens United. In February the Montana Supreme Court … Continue reading

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Montana Supreme Court leading the charge against Citizens United

by Patrick Genova Last month the Supreme Court issued a stay on Montana’s Supreme Court decision upholding corporate spending limits in state elections. It seems that the Court may be ready to reexamine Citizens United. What they’ll find is what … Continue reading

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Montana rebels against Citizens United

Patrick Genova in-depth article It may be surprising that the biggest blow to corporations in 2011 didn’t come from Wall Street protestors. Late last month Montana’s Supreme Court took a swing at corporate spending in elections holding, in spite of … Continue reading

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IN (ballot access): How Indiana’s blank ballot law is depressing us all

by Patrick Genova There is something cathartic about voting- walking into the booth, choosing the best candidate, and, of course, pinning yourself with the red, white, and blue badge of honor that proudly says, “I Voted.” And for that one … Continue reading

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All States (motor-voter): The voting poor

by Patrick Genova Initiatives aimed at registering poor Americans to vote is un-American, or at least that is the conjecture Matthew Vadum made early last month in a controversial article published by American Thinker. Vadum, the author of Subversion, Inc. … Continue reading

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