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Shareholder with a practice that focuses on public law disputes including municipal finance, elections, public agency class action defense, LAFCO law, appellate law, California Public Records Act, CEQA and land use.


The First District Court of Appeal recently ordered published its decision in Denny v. Arntz in which it ruled that statutory challenges to the sufficiency of ballot materials cannot be made post-election.  The ruling helpfully construes Elections Code section 16100 to exclude post-election challenges based on alleged flaws in the ballot question and voter information