Burns v. Fortson - 410 U.S. 686 (1973)


U.S. Supreme Court

Burns v. Fortson, 410 U.S. 686 (1973)

Burns v. Fortson

No. 72-901

Decided March 19, 1973

410 U.S. 686

Syllabus

Closure of voter registration 50 days before November general elections for other than presidential elections, although approaching the outer constitutional limits, cf. Dunn v. Blumstein, 405 U. S. 330, is permissible to promote the important interest of Georgia in accurate voter lists. Marston v. Lewis, ante p. 410 U. S. 679.

Affirmed.



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