Acosta v. Restrepo - A court case that The ACLU of Rhode Island is currently involved in.


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Acosta v. Restrepo (2020)

Category: Active Case    COVID-19    Voting Rights    

About this Case:
This is a lawsuit filed in federal court successfully challenging Rhode Island’s ballot qualification process in light of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Current Status:
On June 25, 2020, the court ruled in our favor, allowing for electronic signature gathering for candidates to qualify to be on the ballot.

Cooperating Attorneys:
Armando E. Batastini

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  • Jun 16, 2020 - ACLU Files Lawsuit Over Candidate Ballot Signature Requirements During Covid-19