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Republican National Committee v. Democratic National Committee

Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
19A1016 7th Cir. Not Argued Apr 6, 2020 5-4 Per Curiam OT 2019

Holding: The District Court’s order granting a preliminary injunction is stayed to the extent it requires Wisconsin to count absentee ballots postmarked after April 7, 2020, the date of the state’s election.

Judgment: Application for stay granted in a per curiam opinion on April 6, 2020. Justice Ginsburg filed a dissenting opinion, in which Justices Breyer, Sotomayor and Kagan joined.

SCOTUSblog Coverage

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Apr 04 2020Application (19A1016) for a stay, submitted to Justice Kavanaugh.
Apr 04 2020Response to application due on or before 2 p.m. ET, Sunday, April 5, 2020.
Apr 05 2020Response to application from respondents Democratic National Committee, et al. filed.
Apr 05 2020Reply of applicant Republican National Committee, et al. filed.
Apr 06 2020Application (19A1016) referred to the Court.
Apr 06 2020Application (19A1016) granted by the Court. The application for stay presented to JUSTICE KAVANAUGH and by him referred to the Court is granted. The District Court’s order granting a preliminary injunction is stayed to the extent it requires the State to count absentee ballots postmarked after April 7, 2020. (Detached Opinion). JUSTICE GINSBURG, with whom JUSTICE BREYER, JUSTICE SOTOMAYOR, and JUSTICE KAGAN join, dissenting. (Detached Opinion).
 
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