David A. Jones v. Secretary of State (People's Veto Petition on Ranked-choice Voting)

The Maine Judicial Branch has set up this web page to post information on the appeal of David A. Jones et al. v. Secretary of State. We have prepared this page to ensure full access to the media and the public without compromising the litigants' right to a full and fair proceeding. It is our goal to accommodate the media and the public to the best of our abilities. All public documents (documents that are non-confidential and not sealed) will be available on this page, and will not be provided by the clerk's office, except to government agencies. Please check this web page often for updates and documents related to the case.

The Court will hold an oral argument on the motion to stay the mandate and for an injunction on Thursday, October 1, 2020, at 9:00 a.m. The argument will be a remote video conference and will not take place at a courthouse. The audio will be streamed live on the Court's livestream page, and the recording will be available soon after the argument on the same page.

Case Name: David A. Jones v. Secretary of State

Law Court Docket Number: Cum-20-227

The documents below are in PDF format.

Non-Confidential Filings and Orders:

Counsel of record:

For The Committee for Ranked Choice Voting, Philip Steele, Clare Payne, and Francis Babb:

James G. Monteleone, Esq.
Matthew J. Saldaña, Esq.
Bernstein Shur
100 MIddle Street
Portland, Maine 04101

For the Secretary of State:

Phyllis Gardner, Esq.
Office of the Attorney General
6 State House Station
Augusta, Maine 04333-0006

For David A. Jones, Jonathan Kinney, and Joshua Morris:

Patrick Strawbridge, Esq.
Consovoy McCarthy PLLC
Ten Post Office Square
8th Floor South PMB #706
Boston, Massachusetts 02109


Media Contacts

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