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  • 479 U.S. 189 (1986), 85-656, Munro, Secretary of State of Washington v. Socialist Workers Party

    ... will be placed on the general election ballot. Appellee Peoples qualified to be placed on the ... interest in the stability of its political system." Id. at 736. There is no indication that we ..., in part relying on the fact that "[t]he open quality of the Georgia system [was] far from ...

  • 504 U.S. 191 (1992), 90-1056, Burson v. Freeman

    ... Today, we confront the issue carefully left open in Mills. The question presented is whether a ...The opportunities that the viva voce system gave for bribery and intimidation gradually led ...Evans, A History of the Australian Ballot System in the United States 1-6 (1917) (Evans); ...

  • 540 U.S. 93 (2003), 02-1674, McConnell v. Federal Election Commission

    ... led to a meltdown of the campaign finance system; and discussed potential reforms, including a .... . appears on the ballot"; (3) any "public communication" that "refers to ... aggregate disbursements exceed $10,000 would open a significant loophole without the advance ...

  • 424 U.S. 1 (1976), 75-436, Buckley v. Valeo

    ...628] exposure of the federal election system. Pp. 74-82.         (c) The extension of ...ballot access regulations and having been enacted in ... should be uninhibited, robust, and wide-open," New York Times Co. v. Sullivan , 376 U.S. 254, ...

  • 558 U.S. 310 (2010), 08-205, Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission

    ... video-on-demand because this delivery system has a lower risk of distorting the political ... Austin interferes with the "open marketplace" of ideas protected by the First .... . in political decisions at the ballot box," Civil Service Comm'n v. Letter Carriers , ...

  • 400 U.S. 112 (1970), 43, Oregon v. Mitchell

    ...(4) The residency and absentee balloting provisions are valid. Pp. 117-296. ... of children educated in a dual school system upon their educational achievement. Moreover, the ...If its meaning in any place is open to doubt, or if words are used which seem to have ...

  • 504 U.S. 428 (1992), 91-535, Burdick v. Takushi

    ... candidates of their choice placed on the ballot. Because the State's election laws provide easy ...Accordingly, the mere fact that a State's system "creates barriers . . . tending to limit the ..., a candidate must participate in Hawaii's open primary, "in which all registered voters may ...

  • 553 U.S. 181 (2008), 07-21, Crawford v. Marion County Election Bd.

    ... identification may cast provisional ballots that will be counted if they. execute the ... the "hard judgment" that our adversary system demands.          In later election ... the number of polling places would be open to the complaint it has violated the rights of ...

  • 520 U.S. 351 (1997), 95-1608, Timmons v. Twin Cities Area New Party

    ... an individual from appearing on the ballot as the candidate of more than one party. When ..., maintaining a stable political system, and avoiding voter confusion. .          ... 222 (refusing to weigh merits of closed and open" primaries). Many features of our political system\xC2"...

  • 460 U.S. 780 (1983), 81-1635, Anderson v. Celebrezze

    ... in order to appear on the general election ballot in November. On April 24, 1980, petitioner ...The "Ohio system thus denies the `disaffected' not only a choice ... should be uninhibited, robust, and wide-open," New York Times Co. v. Sullivan , 376 U.S. 254, ...

  • 100 U.S. 371 (1880), Ex Parte Siebold

    ..., by examining and seeing whether the ballot first voted at said poll of election was pet and ... or election guarded and scrutinized, shall open the Circuit Court at the most convenient point in ... . in the system of regulations can arise thence; for the power of ...

  • 415 U.S. 709 (1974), 71-6852, Lubin v. Panish

    ... no other way of securing access to the ballot, deprived him and others similarly situated of ... fashion is a bedrock of our political system.         Reynolds v. Sims, 377 U.S. 533, ... the seriousness of a given candidacy may be open to debate; the fundamental importance of ballots ...

  • 552 U.S. 196 (2008), 06-766, New York State Board of Elections v. Torres

    ... automatically on the general-election ballot, along with any independent candidates who meet ..., a declaration that New York's convention system violates the First Amendment rights of ...We are not inclined to open up this new and excitingly unpredictable theater ...

  • 403 U.S. 431 (1971), 5714, Jenness v. Fortson

    ... for each office is printed on the ballot. A nominee of a "political body" or an ... If they choose the latter course, the way is open. For Georgia imposes no suffocating restrictions ...      The open quality of the Georgia system is far from merely theoretical. For the ...

  • 512 U.S. 874 (1994), 91-2012, Holder v. Hall

    ... after the county's school board election system. .          Held: .         The ... affect minority citizens' access to the ballot. Districting systems and electoral mechanisms ...Under respondents' open-ended test, a wide range of state governmental ...

  • __ U.S. __ (2015), 13-1314, Ariz. State Legis. v. Ariz. Indep. Redistricting Comm'n

    Under Arizona’s Constitution, voters may, by ballot initiative, adopt laws and constitutional amendments and may approve or disapprove measures passed by the legislature. Proposition 106 (2000), an initiative aimed preventing gerrymandering, amended Arizona’s Constitution, removing redistricting authority from the legislature and vesting it in an independent commission. After the 2010 census, the

    ... laws and constitutional amendments by ballot initiative, and they may approve or disapprove, ...It is characteristic of the federal system that States retain autonomy to establish their ... no standard workable in that case, but left open the possibility that a suitable standard might be ...

  • 523 U.S. 666 (1998), 96-779, Arkansas Ed. Television Comm'n. v. Forbes

    ... the debate was a public forum to which all ballot-qualified candidates had a presumptive right of ... and qualifications is integral to our system of government, and electoral speech may have its ... created by purposeful governmental action opening a nontraditional public forum for expressive use ...

  • 530 U.S. 567 (2000), 99-401, California Democratic Party v. Jones

    ... in California gain access to the general ballot is by winning a qualified political party's ...Respondent Californians for an Open Primary intervened. The District Court held that ...Under the new system, "[a]ll persons entitled to vote, including those ...

  • 393 U.S. 544 (1969), 3, Allen v. State Board of Elections

    ... voters who request assistance in marking ballots. Appellants sought a declaratory judgment in the ... court places a burden on our federal court system, and may often result in a delay in a matter ... that says the registration office shall be open only 1 day in 3, or that the hours will be so ...

  • 514 U.S. 779 (1995), 93-1456, U.S. Term Limits, Inc. v. Thornton

    ... from appearing on the general election ballot if that candidate has already served three terms ... of the "basic principles of our democratic system,"  id.,  at 548, this Court reaffirms that the ... that the opportunity to be elected was open to all. [ 11 ] We noted in particular Madison's ...

  • 486 U.S. 414 (1988), 87-920, Meyer v. Grant

    ... to be placed on a general election ballot if its proponents can obtain the signatures of at ... fact that other avenues of expression remain open to appellees, since the use of paid circulators ... unfairness and injustice of the existing system, where some businesses are denied to go into ...

  • 380 U.S. 650 (1965), 138, Brotherhood of Railway & Steamship Clerks, Freight

    ... election, proposing to use its standard ballot providing for the printing of the names of the ... statutory authority, and is therefore not open to judicial review.         1. THE ...Co. v. System Federation No. 40 , 300 U.S. 515, 547 (1937). ...

  • 624 F.3d 990 (9th Cir. 2010), 09-35128, Human Life of Washington Inc. v. Brumsickle

    ...-assisted suicide in connection with a ballot" measure that would legalize the practice.    \xC2"... did not expressly mention Initiative 1000, opened: " The assisted suicide issue just won't go away. ... by speech, signals, or writing" or " [a] system for sending and receiving messages, as by mail, ...

  • 321 U.S. 649 (1944), 51, Smith v. Allwright

    ..., of that precinct, to give petitioner a ballot or to permit him to cast a ballot in the primary ... to determine its own membership" was lift open. Id., 84-85.        In Grovey v. ...system for the selection of party nominees for inclusion ...

  • 531 U.S. 98 (2000), 00-949, Bush v. Gore

    ..., inter alia, that manual recounts of ballots for the recent Presidential election were ... of their expertise, may develop different systems for implementing elections. Instead, we are ... discern the intent of the voter in a process open to the public. Fairness dictates that a provision ...