Eye on the General Assembly – UPDATE: Voters File Lawsuit Against Governor Terry McAuliffe’s Executive Order

Last week, six Virginia voters, including Speaker William J. Howell and Senate Majority Leader Thomas K. Norment, Jr., filed suit in the Supreme Court of Virginia against Governor Terry McAuliffe regarding his executive order of restoring the political rights of over 206,000 convicted felons. Click here for the full court filing.

Yesterday, the Supreme Court announced that it plans to advance the legal challenge of Governor Terry McAuliffe’s executive order. The Supreme Court will be hearing the case during a special session on July 19th, 2016 at 9:00 am. Click here for the Court’s Order of Motion.

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