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Delaware justices nix vote-by-mail, same-day registration

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware's Supreme Court says that new state laws allowing universal voting by mail and Election Day registration are unconstitutional. The justices said Friday that the vote-by-mail statute impermissibly expands the categories of absentee voters identified in Delaware's constitution. They also said the same-day registration law conflicts with the registration periods spelled out in the constitution. The order came after the justices heard arguments in the case […]

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Delaware justices eye vote by mail, same-day registration

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware's Democratic attorney general is asking the state Supreme Court to overturn a judge's ruling declaring a new vote-by-mail law unconstitutional. The justices heard arguments Thursday in a lawsuit challenging both the vote-by-mail law and a new law allowing same-day registration. A Chancery Court judge last month upheld the same-day registration law. But he said the vote-by-mail law violates restrictions on absentee voting that are spelled […]

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Holland, longest-serving Delaware justice, dies at age 75

DOVER, Del. (AP) — Delaware officials say Randy J. Holland, the longest-serving Supreme Court justice in state history, has died. He was 75. Holland joined the Supreme Court in 1986, the youngest person ever to assume the role of justice. He became the longest serving justice in 2009 and retired in 2017. Holland was an expert on state constitutional law who wrote more than 700 opinion was the author or […]

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