Boies-Led Coalition Challenges “Winner-Take-All” Method of Electoral College
The Recorder Feb 22, 2018
The lawsuits—filed in two Democratic-leaning states and two traditionally Republican states—claim the winner-take-all system violates the constitutional rights to free association, political expression and equal protection.
A coalition of law firms led by Boies Schiller Flexner and the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) announced Wednesday they filed lawsuits in four states challenging the winner-take-all method used to allocate electors in presidential elections.
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