A federal court judge granted less than half of the plaintiffs’ request for more than $353,000 in attorney fees, finding they did not achieve “full success” on all of their motions in a case challenging Maine election laws.

James Baines, chair of the Libertarian Party of Maine, as well as other party leaders, filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maine against the Maine secretary of state in November 2019.