Minnesota 2nd Congressional District Postponed Election
Craig v. Simon
Lawsuit filed by Rep. Angela Craig (D) and an individual voter challenging a Minnesota law that meant votes for the 2nd Congressional District would not be counted in the general election following the death of a major party candidate, leaving the seat open until a later special election. The district court granted a preliminary injunction that ordered the Minnesota secretary of state to count all ballots cast for the 2nd Congressional District. The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed.
Read the 8th Circuit's order affirming the district court's preliminary injunction here. (opens in new window)