U.S. Supreme Court Takes No Action on Major Party Open Primary Appeals, So Far

The U.S. Supreme Court had the Republican lawsuit against the Montana open primary system, and the Democratic lawsuit against the Hawaii open primary system, at its conference on Friday, February 17. When the results of that conference were mostly revealed, on February 21, no action had been taken on either of those two cases. They will be re-listed for future U.S. Supreme Court conferences. The next conference is February 24.

Jill Stein Amends Pennsylvania Recount Complaint, Hoping to Win a Court Decision that State’s Recount Procedures, and its Vote-Counting Procedures, Violate the U.S. Constitution

On February 14, Jill Stein and various Pennsylvania voters amended their Complaint in the lawsuit filed last year against Pennsylvania, over the state’s cumbersome procedures for anyone to request a recount. The case is Stein v Cortes, e.d., 2:16cv-6287. It’s a very interesting amended complaint and it attacks Pennsylvania’s vote-counting equipment.