Tuesday, November 02, 2004

A Pleasant Surprise

From Reuters, via Yahoo! News:
U.S. Justice Allows Challengers at Ohio Polls

By James Vicini

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens (news - web sites) Tuesday allowed Republicans to challenge voter qualifications at the polls in Ohio, a key battleground state that could determine the presidential election.

Stevens acted on an emergency request shortly before polls opened in Ohio and across the nation. He refused to set aside a U.S. appeals court order that allowed political parties to send challengers to polling places across the state....