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Previous Cases of Interest - Click hereFrom time to time, matters before the Court are identified by the news media and the public at large as having particular news and public interest value. As a service to the news media and the public, filings of the parties and orders in these selected cases are being made available on this page for review. The listing is not an indication of the Court's view toward the relative importance or the merits of a particular case.


2012 Third Senatorial District Ballot Case
State of West Virginia ex rel. DONNA J. BOLEY, Petitioner
vs.) No. 12-0185
NATALIE E. TENNANT, Secretary of State and FRANK DEEM, Respondents
Date Document Title
2/27/2012 Order granting consideration and argument under Rule 20.
2/15/2012 Emergency Petition for Writ of Mandamus
2/15/2012 Appendix to Emergency Petition for Writ of Mandamus
2/21/2012 West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant's Response to Petition
2/21/2012 Response of Frank Deem to Petition
2/21/2012 Appendix to Response of Frank Deem to Petition
2/29/2012 Order - The writ of mandamus prayed for by the petitioner is granted, with an opinion of the Court to follow in due course. The Clerk is directed to issue the mandate forthwith.