Montgomery v. Jefferson
468 U.S. 1313 (1984)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Montgomery v. Jefferson, 468 U.S. 1313 (1984)

Montgomery v. Jefferson

No. A-166

Decided September 10, 1984

468 U.S. 1313

Syllabus

An application to stay enforcement of orders of the Federal District Court, which -- after holding unconstitutional as applied a requirement under the New York election law that the cover sheet of a candidate's designating petition state the number of signatures in the petition -- directed that the New York City Board of Elections accept respondents' designating petitions and place their names on the ballot for the imminent Democratic primary election in Kings County, is denied under the circumstances of the case.

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