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Election Day Emergency Filing Procedures For 2020

Monday, November 2, 2020

The following procedures apply only to parties seeking to file an election-related emergency matter after 5:00 PM on November 3, 2020, that requires the IMMEDIATE attention of a Judge because the emergency is so urgent that it cannot wait until the following business day.  Emergency petitions should be filed electronically using CM/ECF.*  Once the relevant papers are filed, the filer must contact the Clerk of Court at to advise of the filing, and include the case number and parties in the body of the email. 


*Any filers without access to the Court’s electronic filing system (CM/ECF) may submit the emergency petition via email to