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Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) and Bill Nelson for U. S. Senate, Plaintiffs
v. Kenneth W. Detzner, in his official capacity as Florida Secretary of State, the Florida Elections Canvassing Committee
and Rick Scott, in his official capacity as a member of the Florida Elections Canvassing Committee, Defendants
(528)


Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) and Bill Nelson for U. S. Senate, Plaintiffs,
v. Kenneth W. Detzner, in his official capacity as Florida Secretary of State, Defendant
(526)
 
VoteVets Action Fund; Democratic National Committee; and, Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC), Plaintiffs
v. Kenneth W. Detzner, in his official capacity as Florida Secretary of State
(524)

Democratic Executive Committee of Florida and Bill Nelson for U. S. Senate
v. Ken Detzner, in his official capacity as Florida Secretary of State
(520)

Florida Education Association, et al. v. Donna Maggert Poole, et al.

League of Women Voters of Florida, Inc., et al. v. Ken Detzner


DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE (DSCC)
AND BILL NELSON FOR U. S. SENATE, PLAINTIFFS
v. KENNETH W. DETZNER, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS FLORIDA SECRETARY OF STATE, THE FLORIDA ELECTIONS CANVASSING COMMITTEE AND RICK SCOTT, PAMELA BONDI AND JIMMY PATRONIS, IN THEIR OFFICIAL CAPACITIES AS MEMBERS OF THE
FLORIDA ELECTIONS CANVASSING COMMITTEE, DEFENDANTS
(528)
Federal Constitutional Challenge to Requirement that Recounts Must be Submitted
by Deadline Which Does Not Permit Completion of Recount

2018 November 13 Complaint for Injunctive and Declaratory Relief (169 kb)
2018 November 13 Plaintiffs' Emergency Motion for Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction (157 kb)
2018 November 13 Plaintiffs' Memorandum of Law in Support of Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction (517 kb)
2018 November 13 Plaintiffs' Proposed Recommended Order (219 kb)
2018 November 14 NRSC Response in Opposition to Plaintiffs' Emergency Motion for Injunctive Relief (140 kb)
2018 November 14 Detzner's Response to Plaintiffs' Emergency Motion (241 kb)
2018 November 14 Florida Election Canvassing Commission Brief in Opposition to Plaintiffs' Emergency Motion
(624 kb)
2018 November 15 Order Denying Motion for Preliminary Injunction (132 kb)
2018 November 15 The Ron DiSantis for Governor Campaign's Emergency Motion to Intervene (36 kb)
2018 November 15 The Ron DiSantis for Governor Campaign's Memorandum of Law (34 kb)
2018 November 15 Supplement to Order Denying Preliminary Injunction (104 kb)

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DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE (DSCC)
AND BILL NELSON FOR U. S. SENATE, PLAINTIFFS
v. KENNETH W. DETZNER, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS FLORIDA SECRETARY OF STATE
(526)
Federal Constitutional Challenge to Rules Governing Determination of Voter Intent

2018 November 13 Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief (451 kb)
2018 November 13 Plaintiffs' Emergency Motion for Temporary Restraining Order and Order to Show Cause (81 kb)
2018 November 13 Plaintiffs' Memorandum of Law In Support of Emergency Motion for Temporary Restraining Order and Order to Show Cause (349 kb)
2018 November 13 Proposed Order Granting Plaintiffs' Emergency Motion (70 kb)
2018 November 13 Order Directing Clerk to Set Status Conference (27 kb)
Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 11:00 AM EST
Clerk's Telephone Conference Instructions (47 kb)
2018 November 15 Detzner's Response in Opposition to Motion for Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction (448 kb)
2018 November 15 Plaintiffs' Reply in Support of Emergency Motion for Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction (85 kb)
2018 November 15 Order Denying Preliminary Injunction (136 kb)


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VOTEVETS ACTION FUND; DEMOCRATIC NATIONAL COMMITTEE; AND,
DEMOCRATIC SENATORIAL CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE (DSCC), PLAINTIFFS
v. KENNETH W. DETZNER, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS FLORIDA SECRETARY OF STATE
(524)
Federal Constitutional Challenge to Rejection of Ballots Postmarked Before Election Day
if Delivered by U. S. Post Office Within Ten Days After Election

2018 November 12 Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief (114 kb)
2018 November 12 Plaintiffs' Emergency Motion for Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction
(155 kb)
2018 November 12 Plaintiffs' Memorandum of Law in Support of Their Emergency Motion for Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction (172 kb)
2018 November 12 National Republican Senatorial Committee's (NRSC) Motion to Intervene (40 kb)
2018 November 12 Order Setting Status Conference (27 kb)
Tuesday, November 13, 2018, 2:00 PM EST
Clerk's Telephone Conference Instructions (45 kb)
2018 November 13 Declaration of Ion Sancho (1.5 MB)
2018 November 14 Declaration of Maria Matthews (93 kb)
2018 November 14 Declaration of Cooper R. Harrison (175 kb)
2018 November 14 Declaration of Blaise Ingoglia (408 kb)
2018 November 15 Secretary Detzner's Response in Opposition to Motion for Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction (133 kb)
2018 November 15 RPOF's Memorandum in Opposition to Plaintiffs' Emergency Motion for Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction (739 kb)
2018 November 15 Attorney General's Brief in Opposition to Plaintiffs' Emergency Motion for Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction (550 kb)
2018 November 15 Plaintiffs' Reply in Support of their Emergency Motion for Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction (204 kb)
2018 November 15 Order Denying Preliminary Injunction (150 kb)

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DEMOCRATIC EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE OF FLORIDA AND BILL NELSON FOR U. S. SENATE
v. KEN DETZNER, IN HIS OFFICIAL CAPACITY AS FLORIDA SECRETARY OF STATE
(520)
Federal Constitutional Challenge to Signature Match Requirement for Provisional and Vote-By-Mail Ballots

2018 November 8 Complaint for Injunctive and Declaratory Relief (215 kb)
2018 November 8 Plaintiffs' Emergency Motion for Temporary Injunction, Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction (155 kb)
2018 November 8 Plaintiffs' Memorandum of Law in Support of Emergency Motion for Temporary Injunction, Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction (6.2 MB)
2018 November 9 The National Republican Senatorial Committee's (NRSC) Emergency Motion to Intervene (36 kb)
2018 November 9 NRSC's Notice of Filing Memorandum in Opposition to Plaintiffs' Emergency Motion (24 kb)
2018 November 9 NRSC's Memorandum in Opposition to Plaintiffs' Emergency Motion for Temporary Injunction, Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction (53 kb)
2018 November 9 Judge Hinkle's Scheduling Order (131 kb)
Hearing, Wednesday, November 14, 2018, 1:00 PM EST
2018 November 10 Order of Disqualification (24 kb)
2018 November 10 Defendant's Response in Opposition to Motion for Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction (319 kb)
2018 November 10 Judge Walker's Scheduling Order (23 kb)
2018 November 11 Order Setting Procedures for Hearing and Oral Argument (37 kb)
2018 November 12 NRSC's Supplemental Memorandum in Opposition to Plaintiffs' Emergency Motion for Temporary Injunction, Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction (321 kb)
2018 November 12 Declaration of Andreassen in Support of Plaintiffs' Emergency Motion for Temporary Injunction, Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction (887 kb)
2018 November 12 Declaration of Williams in Support of Plaintiffs' Emergency Motion for Temporary Injunction, Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction (48 kb)
2018 November 12 Florida Attorney General's Brief in Opposition to Plaintiffs' Emergency Motion for Temporary Injunction, Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction (320 kb)
2018 November 12 Order for Service of Witness Subpoena by United States Marshal
(Leon County Supervisor of Elections Mark Earley) (32 kb)
2018 November 12 Plaintiffs' Reply in Support of Their Emergency Motion for Temporary Injunction, Temporary Restraining Order and Preliminary Injunction
(115 kb)
2018 November 12 Order of Clarification (37 kb)
2018 November 15 Order Granting Preliminary Injunction (221kb)
Docket Entry (48 kb)
2018 November 15 Plaintiffs' Emergency Motion Requesting Order for Secretary Detzner to Issue List of Ballots Eliminated for Signature Mismatch (183 kb)
2018 November 15 NRSC Response to Emergency Motion for List of Ballots Eliminated for Signature Mismatch (36 kb)
2018 November 15 In the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Order Denying Appellant NRSC's Emergency Motion for a Stay and Request to Expedite Appeal
(49 kb)

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FLORIDA EDUCATION ASSOCIATION, et al.
v. DONNA MAGGERT POOLE, et al.

Challenge to HB 7055 (Section 33, Chapter 2018-6, Laws of Florida) relating to decertification of teacher unions

2018 July 2 Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief (273 kb)
2018 September 4 Defendants' Answer to Complaint and Defenses (65 kb)

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LEAGUE OF WOMEN VOTERS OF FLORIDA, INC., et al. v. KEN DETZNER
Challenge to Revision 8 proposed by Constitution Revision Commission amending Article IX, Section 4 relating to education

2018 July 12 Complaint for Declaratory and Injunctive Relief (484 kb)
2018 July 12 Notice of Priority Status (483 kb)
2018 July 24 Notice of Hearing (84 kb) - Friday, August 17, 2018, 9:30 AM
2018 August 1 Plaintiffs' Motion for Summary Judgment and Incorporated Memorandum of Law (262 kb)
2018 August 9 Defendant's Consolidated Cross-Motion for Summary Judgment and Response in Opposition to Plaintiffs' Motion for Summary Judgment (139 kb)
2018 August 13 Plaintiffs' Response to Defendant's Cross-Motion for Summary Judgment and Reply in Support of Plaintiffs' Motion for Summary Judgment (231 kb)
2018 August 20 Summary Final Judgment for Plaintiffs (806 kb)
2018 August 20 Amended Notice of Appeal (496 kb)
(Amended to correct Certificate of Service)
2018 August 21 First District Court of Appeal
Joint Suggestion for Pass-Through Certification and Joint Request for Expedited Treatment
(33 kb)
2018 August 22 Order Certifying Case to Florida Supreme Court and Granting Expedited Treatment (162 kb)
2018 August 22 Florida Supreme Court
Order Accepting Jurisdiction and Setting Briefing Schedule (76 kb)
2018 August 27 Petitioner Detzner's Initial Brief (742 kb)
2018 August 27 Brief of Amici Curiae Florida Consortium of Public Charter Schools and Florida Charter School Alliance in Support of Appellant (90 kb)
2018 August 27 Brief of Amici Curiae the Urban League of Miami and Central Florida Urban League in Support of Appellees (sic) (196 kb)
2018 August 27 Florida Supreme Court Order Setting Oral Argument (75 kb)
Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 2:00 PM
Fourth District Court of Appeal Courthouse
West Palm Beach, Florida
2018 August 29 Answer Brief of Appellees (428 kb)
2018 August 31 Petitioner Detzner's Reply Brief (699 kb)
2018 September 7 Florida Supreme Court Order Affirming Lower Court Ruling, Striking Revision 8 from the Ballot
(74 kb)
2018 October 15 Florida Supreme Court Opinion (381 kb)




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