Law of Politics Exam 2

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Does limiting resident aliens to vote violate the Equal Protection Clause and Due Process Clause of the 14th amendment, and the Supremacy Clause of Article VI of the US Constitution?
No, citizenship requirements for a school district election do not contravene the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th amendment.
Bush v. GoreDo standardless manual recounts violate the Equal Protection and Due Process Clauses of the Constitution? Yes, because it. granted more protection to some ballots than othersCrawford v. Marion County Election BoardDoes a law requiring ID at polls burden a citizen's right to vote? No, because it protects Indiana's interests in curbing fraud and was neutral and non-discriminatoryVeasy v. AbbottDid Texas SB 14 burden the right to vote, and has racially discriminatory purposes? Yes, because it imposed significant and disparate burdens on the right to vote, given the stark racial disparity between those with required ID and those withoutPabey v. PastrickDo Fraudulent votes constitute authority for special elections? Yes, because compensation for absentee ballots was present and the total amount of legal votes is non determinative.Tashjian, Secretary of State of Connecticut v. Republican Party of ConnecticutDid Conn. Gen. Stat. § 9-431 (1985) impermissibly burden the rights of the political party and its members protected by the First and Fourteenth Amendments? Yes, The interests which the Secretary adduced in support of the statute were insubstantial, and thus the statute, as applied to the party, impermissibly burdened the rights of the partyElrod v. Burnsis the firing of Burns and the other respondents in violation of the Hatch Act and within the jurisdiction of First Amendment accepted free speech by a public employee? Yes, Justice Brennan wrote the decision affirming the 7th Circuit Court decision. The opinion stated that the Republican employees were denied a civil liberty by losing jobs due to political affiliation.