Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Aldus S. Mitchell argued the cause for appellants. With him on the briefs were William R. Ming, Jr., and Sophia H. Hall.
Ray Jeffrey Cohen argued the cause and filed a brief for appellee.
Supreme Court of United States.
MR. JUSTICE STEWART delivered the opinion of the Court.
Under § 7-43 (d) of the Illinois Election Code, a person is prohibited from voting in the primary election of a political party if he has voted in the primary of any other party within the preceding 23 months.1 Appellee, Harriet G. Pontikes, is a qualified Chicago voter who voted in a Republican primary in February 1971;2 she wanted to vote in a March...
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