Civ. A. No. H 76-20.

417 F.Supp. 837 (1976)

Nathra NADER and Albert C. Snyder, Jr., Plaintiffs, v. Gloria SCHAFFER, Secretary of the State, State of Connecticut, et al., Defendants.

United States District Court, D. Connecticut.

July 14, 1976.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Linda F. Donaldson, Alan B. Morrison, Washington, D. C., William H. Clendenen, Jr., New Haven, Conn., for plaintiffs Nathra Nader and Albert C. Snyder, Jr.

Gilbert Lebovitz (Lebovitz, Gussak & Litman), Hartford, Conn., H. William Shure, New Haven, Conn., for Lowell P. Weicker, Jr., amicus curiae.

Barney Lapp, Daniel R. Schaefer, Carl R. Ajello and Robert T. Statchen, Asst. Attys. Gen., Hartford, Conn., for defendant Gloria R. Schaffer, Secretary of the State of Connecticut.

James A. Wade (Robinson, Robinson & Cole) Hartford, Conn., for defendant Democratic Party.

Carl Cella, North Haven, Conn., for defendant Republican Party.

Before ANDERSON, Circuit Judge, CLARIE, Chief Judge, and BLUMENFELD, District Judge.


ROBERT P. ANDERSON, Circuit Judge:

Plaintiffs, Nathra Nader and Albert C. Snyder, Jr., are residents of Winchester, Connecticut. Each has registered as a voter pursuant to Conn.Gen.Stat. §§ 9-20 and 9-21. The basis for this action, brought under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, with jurisdiction based on 28 U.S.C. §§ 1343(3) and 1343(4), to redress the alleged deprivation, under color of state statute, of certain voting and...

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