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Felony codes in Frank Artiles fake campaign case in Miami-Dade

"CAM CONTR/ACC 2>CONT" refers to F.S. 106.08(7)(B), under which Artiles is charged with "making or receiving two or more campaign contributions over or in excess of the limits," ...
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Article 3 of the Protocol to the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of ECHR, has it ever been used?

Yes, this has come before the Court. Some prominent examples are - Mathieu-Mohin and Clerfayt v Belgium (1987), the first time Article 3 was before the European Court of Human Rights, on the complex ...
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Felony codes in Frank Artiles fake campaign case in Miami-Dade

Ballotpedia describes the alleged crimes as: one count of false swearing in connection with voting or elections one count of making or receiving campaign contributions over or in excess of limits one ...
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If an investigation found that Trump actually won in 2020, would he become President again?

No In accordance with Article II Clause 3, once the votes are counted (and any deadlock resolved) the President has been chosen. At that point, the election is final.
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Timing of the death of a president-elect

I am presuming at this point that no one is "the President elect" in the eyes of the Constitution until the electoral college votes in December. In the 20th amendment, the beginning of the ...
4 votes

What happens if no one gets 270 electoral votes in the U.S. presidential election and the Congress fails to elect a president and vice president?

The 12th Amendment specifies a process in case of failure. And if the House of Representatives shall not choose a President whenever the right of choice shall devolve upon them, before the fourth day ...
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Could state legislatures override a statewide presidential election that had already taken place?

No. Article II, Section 1, Clause 4 of the United States constitution gives Congress the authority to "determine the Time of chusing the Electors", and Congress has done so (3 U.S.C §1). ...
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4 votes

Could state legislatures override a statewide presidential election that had already taken place?

colorado No Colo. Rev. Stat. § 1-4-304 (5) Each presidential elector shall vote for the presidential candidate and, by separate ballot, vice-presidential candidate who received the highest number of ...
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If an investigation found that Trump actually won in 2020, would he become President again?

The Twelfth Amendment says: ...The President of the Senate shall, in the presence of the Senate and House of Representatives, open all the certificates and the votes shall then be counted;—The person ...
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The right to vote and property ownership?

The French Revolution took place in 1789. Prior to that France was an absolute monarchy and no one could vote in the modern sense of an election of governmental officials. There was a constitutional ...
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US State laws about qualifications to be a candidate

There are no such laws The President must be (Constitution Article II Section 5): a natural-born citizen at least 35 years old an inhabitant of the US for 14 years They may not have served more than ...
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Election Campaign Restrictions In Georgia

Under OCGA 16-7-58, it is unlawful to put signs On any public property or building, unless the owner thereof or the occupier as authorized by such owner has given permission to place such posters, ...
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US State laws about qualifications to be a candidate

Section 3 of the Fourteenth Amendment states: No person shall be a Senator or Representative in Congress, or elector of President and Vice-President, or hold any office, civil or military, under the ...
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US State laws about qualifications to be a candidate

The Constitution is very clear on the process for electing, and removing, a President. A person duly elected by the Electoral College and certified by Congress would become President at 12:00 pm on ...
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Is it legal to let someone else vote on your behalf in Oregon if you sign the ballot?

In the state of Oregon, voters who are unable to fill out their own ballots may request assistance filling out their ballot. (ORS 254.445, emphasis added). If an elector is within the county and, ...
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Is it legal to let someone else vote on your behalf in Oregon if you sign the ballot?

At a minimum, what you describe is a violation of ORS 254.470(6)(a): Upon receipt of any ballot described in this section, the elector shall mark the ballot, sign the return identification envelope ...
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What are the differences between "Elected by Universal Suffrage" and "Elected by Popular vote"?

Universal Suffrage This means the right to vote is given to (almost) every adult citizen regardless of nationality, race, sex, occupation, family background, religious belief, education, property ...
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