Rubin v. Padilla

Petition for certiorari denied on October 13, 2015
Docket No. Op. Below Argument Opinion Vote Author Term
15-135 Cal. Ct. App. N/A N/A N/A N/A OT 2015

Issue: Whether California's “top two” electoral system substantially burdens voter rights of political association, in violation of the First and Fourteenth Amendments, by excluding the great majority of candidates and their diverse messages from the moment of peak political participation.

DateProceedings and Orders (key to color coding)
Jul 27 2015Petition for a writ of certiorari filed. (Response due August 28, 2015)
Aug 20 2015Waiver of right of respondent Alex Padilla, California Secretary of State to respond filed.
Aug 26 2015Brief amici curiae of FairVote, and The Center for Competitive Democracy filed.
Aug 28 2015Brief of respondents Californians to Defend the Open Primary, et al. in opposition filed.
Sep 16 2015DISTRIBUTED for Conference of October 9, 2015.
Oct 13 2015Petition DENIED.
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