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Berger v. North Carolina State Board of Elections

Application for stay denied on Oct. 29, 2020
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
20A74 N.C. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2020

Issue: Whether the Supreme Court should stay, pending appeal, an order by the North Carolina Supreme Court leaving in place an extension of the state's deadline to receive absentee ballots for the 2020 election.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Oct 27 2020Application (20A74) for a stay pending appeal, submitted to The Chief Justice.
Oct 29 2020Application (20A74) referred to the Court.
Oct 29 2020Application (20A74) denied by the Court. The application for stay presented to The Chief Justice and by him referred to the Court is denied. Justice Thomas, Justice Alito, and Justice Gorsuch would grant the application on the issue of the ballot-receipt deadline. Justice Barrett took no part in the consideration or decision of this application.