UNITED STATES' NOTICE AND PETITION FOR REMOVAL OF CIVIL ACTION FROM STATE COURT
Page 1BENJAMIN B. WAGNERUnited States AttorneyYOSHINORI H. T. HIMEL #66194Assistant U. S. Attorney501 I Street, Suite 10-100Sacramento, California 95814Telephone: (916) 554-2760Attorneys for Federal Defendant, the U.S. ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSIONIN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THEEASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIAPAMELA BARNETT,Plaintiff,v.DAMON JERRELL DUNN, etc., etal.,Defendants.No.
UNITED STATES' NOTICE ANDPETITION FOR REMOVAL OF CIVILACTION FROM STATE COURTState Court Number: 34-2010-00077415
TO:THE JUDGES OF THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THEEASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA, AND COUNSEL OF RECORD:PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the United States of America, through itsundersigned counsel, removes the civil action reflected in the attached pleading from thecourt of the State of California where it was pending, and respectfully represents asfollows:1. Removal is jurisdictionally proper under 28 U.S.C. § 1442(a)(1), becauseFederal Defendant U.S. ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION is an agency of theUnited States.
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