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Vote-by-mail ruling: More complex than simply barring it

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

  Republicans were quick to say “we told you so” Thursday as word spread that a Chancery Court judge had ruled that Delaware’s new vote-by-mail law violates the state Constitution. Democrats were quick to say the ruling – all but guaranteed to be appealed to the Delaware Supreme Court – will disenfranchise voters, especially low-income voters and people of color. …

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Is mail-in voting unconstitutional? Chancery judge to decide

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

Delaware’s mail-in voting law was the subject of a four-hour-long hearing before the state’s Court of Chancery Wednesday. Vice Chancellor Nathan Cook will now decide whether the new law violates the state Constitution by allowing voters to cast their ballots from a place other than their designated polling location without having an allowed excuse under the Constitution’s absentee voting provision. …

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Mail-in voting lawsuits set for court hearing Wednesday

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

Two lawsuits challenging Delaware’s mail-in voting system will be the subject of a hearing in the Delaware Court of Chancery Wednesday.  The suits were brought on behalf of numerous plaintiffs by GOP chair Jane Brady and Republican candidate for attorney general Julianne Murray. Brady and Murray are representing the plaintiffs in their capacities as private attorneys — not on behalf …

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Delaware LIVE Weekly Review – July 31, 2022

Sonja Frey Delaware Live, Weekly Review

Click on the image below to view as a PDF This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines House speaker refuses to consider McGuiness removal Delaware lawmakers eye major state capitol expansion DOJ responds to McGuiness’ claims of unfair trial: ‘She is wrong’ Here’s how $600M in COVID education money was spent  Culture Baking up a good time: State Fair attracts culinary …

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AG candidate Murray sues Dept. of Elections over mail-in voting

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

A Republican candidate for attorney general has filed suit against the Delaware Department of Elections over a new law that allows voters to request and submit ballots through the mail. The lawsuit marks the second legal challenge to Senate Bill 320, both filed in the Court of Chancery by well-known members of Delaware’s Republican Party. Julianne Murray, a Georgetown-based lawyer …

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Delaware GOP unveils ‘Rescue Delaware’ plan at state convention

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

Delaware state Republicans on Saturday introduced a plan to “Rescue Delaware” during a state convention that featured a slate of uncontested statewide GOP candidates and rallying cries to stand against “woke-ism,” election-tampering and the “radical left.” The newly-minted “Rescue Delaware” agenda includes policy objectives the party believes are “supported by a majority of Delawareans across all party lines” and will …

Delaware LIVE Weekly Review – September 19, 2021

Sonja Frey Delaware Live, Weekly Review

Hover over the image below and a gray bar pops up at the bottom—scroll through the pdf, use direction arrows, zoom in or out, download the PDF, or view in full-screen mode. [pdf-embedder url=”/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/DelawareLive-Sept-19-1.pdf” title=”DelawareLive-Sept 19″] This Week’s Top Headlines Include: Headlines Darius Brown follows other legislators into job partly funded by state Hagley damage may hit $2 million, and …

GOP’s Julianne Murray to run for AG on law-and-order platform

Charlie Megginson Government, Headlines

Julianne Murray says that as attorney general she’ll take the victims’ sides in law enforcement. Photo by Dan Zitofsky on Facebook.   Sussex County attorney and former Republican gubernatorial candidate, Julianne Murray, announced her candidacy for attorney general Thursday afternoon in front of the Wilmington Police Department.  Murray said her candidacy was the first step in an “important quest to …

Brady re-elected Delaware GOP chair amid talk of party unity

Betsy Price Government & Politics, Headlines

Jane Brady, back to camera, talks to Republicans Saturday at state convention. Photo by Ethan Lang   Jane Brady was re-elected as chair of the Delaware Republican Party Saturday, beating 2020 gubernatorial candidate Julianne Murray to hold on to her office. The vote came during the party’s convention, which featured a spirited debate between Brady and Murray, as well as …