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ACLU election lawsuit dismissed by high court

The state judges also toss out two other challenges, so the primary results stand

By Derrick DePledge

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 29, 2014

~~<p>The state Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a primary election challenge by the American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii, which had alleged that six voters on Hawaii island had been deprived of their constitutional right to vote by the state's actions in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Iselle.</p>
<p>The court found that the ACLU's lawsuit was not a typical election contest that sought to change the outcome of any specific primary result, a fact that the group had acknowledged.</p>
~~

The state Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a primary election challenge by the American Civil Liberties Union of Hawaii, which had alleged that six voters on Hawaii island had been deprived of their constitutional right to vote by the state's actions in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Iselle.

The court found that the ACLU's lawsuit was not a typical election contest that sought to change the outcome of any specific primary result, a fact that the group had acknowledged. Login for more...



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