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Humphrys v. Winous Co.
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Winous Co. (D) had three members for its board of directors. There were separate classifications for each directorship so that come reelection, no two would be up for reelection at the same time. Humphrys (P) alleges that this system deliberately nullifies the effectiveness of cumulative voting. State statute guarantees the right to vote cumulatively and prohibits interference of that right. Directorship classification was also authorized in the same statute. The trial court found for Winous Co. (D), but the appellate court reversed. Winous Co. (D) appealed.
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