King Lincoln Bronzeville Neighborhood Association et al v. J. Kenneth Blackwell et al

Filing 6

ORDER directing County Board of Elections to preserve all ballots from the 2004 Election and directing Defendant to serve forthwith a copy of this Order on each county's Board of Elections. Signed by Judge Algenon L. Marbley on 9/7/2006. (cw, )

King Lincoln Bronzeville Neighborhood Association et al v. J. Kenneth Blackwell et al Doc. 6 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF OHIO EASTERN DIVISION KING LINCOLN BRONZEVILLE : NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION, et al., : : Plaintiffs, : : v. : : J. KENNETH BLACKWELL, et al. : : Defendants. : ORDER Upon application of plaintiffs, and after considering the arguments of counsel and memoranda of the parties, the Court deems it necessary and appropriate, pursuant to the Court's inherent power, to issue this Order to ensure the preservation of certain evidence. The Court hereby ORDERS the Boards of Election for each of the 88 Counties for the State of Ohio forthwith to preserve all ballots from the 2004 Presidential election, on paper or in any other format, including electronic data, unless and until such time otherwise instructed by this Court. Pursuant to O.R.C. 3501.04, 3501.05 and 3501.31, the Secretary of State is hereby ORDERED to serve forthwith a copy of this Order upon each county's Board of Elections. IT IS SO ORDERED. Case No. 2:06-CV-745 JUDGE ALGENON L. MARBLEY s/Algenon L. Marbley ALGENON L. MARBLEY UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE DATED: September 7, 2006 Dockets.Justia.com