Good morning, here are today’s political law links (10/17/12)

CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS. CNBC. “A flurry of emails from CEOs telling workers how to vote in November has raised a troubling question: Can a company legally tell workers how to vote?”

DE: INVESTIGATION ENDING. Story here. “After 16 months of interviews, legal research and document examination, investigators looking into campaign finance irregularities in Delaware are wrapping up their probe, according to the independent prosecutor leading the inquiry.”

MT: LATEST ON LIMITS. Story here. “Montana’s campaign contribution limits will remain in place at least through the November election after a 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling Tuesday that put a hold on a federal judge’s decision that would have allowed for unlimited spending in state races.”

ND: LAWSUIT ON ELECTION DAY LAW. CCP. “The Center for Competitive Politics filed a lawsuit today in the United States District Court for the District of North Dakota, challenging a state ban on ‘electioneering on election day.'”

OR: CU MEASURE ON BALLOT. Story here. “Measure 20-198 asks Eugene voters if Congress should propose a constitutional amendment to overturn the effects of the two-year-old Citizens United decision by the U.S. Supreme Court.”

WI: LAWSUIT ON MILITARY BALLOTS ISSUE. Story here. “Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s campaign has filed a federal lawsuit in Wisconsin to extend the amount of time military and overseas absentee ballots can be returned.”


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