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EDMUND G. BROWN JR.

Attorney General of California

2 DOUGLAS WOODS Acting Senior Assistant Attorney General

3 JONATHAN K. RENNER Supervising Deputy Attorney General

4 PETER A. KRAUSE Deputy Attorney General

5 State Bar No. 185098 1300 I Street, Suite 125

6 P.O. Box 944255 Sacramento, CA 94244-2550

7 Telephone: (916)324-5328 Fax: (916)324-8835

8 E-mail: Peter.Krause@doj.ca.gov Attorneysfor Defendant

9 Secretary of State Debra Bowen

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Case No. 34-200880000096- CUWM-GDS

NOTICE OF ENTRY OF JUDGMENT DISMISSING FIRST AMENDED PETITION FOR WRIT OF MANDATE

Trial Date: None Action Filed: November 13, 2008

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TO ALL PARTIES AND THEIR COUNSEL OF RECORD:

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that on May 4, 2009, the Court entered Judgment in

the above-entitled action.

"A" and is incorporated herein by reference.

A true and correct copy of the Judgment is attached hereto as Exhibit

Dated: May 6, 2009

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Respectfully Submitted,

EDMUND G. BROWN JR.

Attorney General of California

DOUGLASWOODS

Acting Senior Assistant Attorney General

JONATHANK. RENNER

Supervising Deputy Attorney General

PETER A. KRAUSE Deputy Attorney General Attorneysfor Defendant Secretary of State Debra Bowen

Notice of Entry of Judgment Dismissing First Amended Petition for Writ of Mandate

(34-200880000096-CUWM-GDS)

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FILED

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- 4 2009

SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA

COUNTY OF SACRAMENTO

AMBASSADOR DR. ALAN KEYES; DR. WILEY S. DRAKE, SR.; AND MARKHAM ROBINSON,

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Petitioners,

CALIFORNIA SECRETARY OF STATE DEBRA

BOWEN; SENATOR BARACK HUSSEIN OBAMA; SENATOR JOE BIDEN; CALIFORNIA

DEMOCRATIC PARTY ELECTORS: ALEITA HUGUENIN, LOU PAULSON, IAN BLUE, MARK

CIBULA, RICHARD HUNDRIESER, LAWRENCE DUBOIS, MARK FRIEDMAN, MARY HUBERT,

FRED JACKSON, LEROY KING, ROBERTA BROOKS, AUDREY GORDON, MICHAEL

MCNERNEY, NANCY PARRISH, JAMES FARLEY, JOHN FREIDENRICH, JEREMY

NISHIHARA, JAIME ALVARDO, VINZ KOLLER, GREGORY OLZACK, DAVID SANCHEZ,

LARRY SHEINGOLD, STEPHEN SMITH, MARK MACARRO, NATHAN BROSTROM, ROBERT

"BOB" HANDY, ROBERT CONAWAY, GREG WARNER, LANE SHERMAN, ILENE HUBER,

KENNETH SULZER, SANFORD WEINER, ANA DELGADO MASCARENAS, JOE PEREZ, GWEN

MOORE, ANTHONY RENDON, KAREN WATERS, KELLEY WILLIS, SILISSA URIARTE-

SMITH, NORMA TORRES, ALMA MARQUEZ, RAY CORDOVA, PATRICK KAHLER, AARUN1,

THAKUR, JOE BACA, JR., JUADINA STALLINGS, BETTY MCMILLION, WILLIAM

AYER, GREGORY WILLENBORG,. JAMES YEDOR, BOBBY GLASER, MARY KEADLE,

FRANK SALAZAR, CHRISTINE YOUNG, SID

VOORAKKARA, AND DOES 1 -100, Respondents.

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[EKOPOSEDI JUDGMENT DISMISSING FIRST AMENDED PETITION FOR WRIT OF MANDATE

Date:

Time: 9:00 a.m. Dept: 31

March 13,2009

JUDGMENT

On March 13,2009, at 9:00 a.m., the demurrers of respondents Secretary of

State Debra Bowen, President Barack Obama, Vice-President Joe Biden, and the

California Electors to the First Amended Petition for Writ of Mandate came on regularly

for hearing in department 31 of this Court, the Honorable Michael P. Kenny, judge

presiding. Peter A. Krause appeared on behalf of respondent Secretary of State Debra

Bowen, Gary G. Kreep appeared on behalf of petitioners Ambassador Dr. Alan Keyes,

Dr. Wiley S. Drake, Sr., and Markham Robinson, and Michael J. Strumwasser and

Aimee Dudovitz appeared on behalf of respondents President Barack Obama, Vice

10 President Joe Biden, and the California Electors. The Court sustained Respondents'

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IT IS HEREBY ORDERED, ADJUDGED, AND DECREED:

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the First Amended Petition for Writ of Mandate is dismissed;

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2. That respondent Secretary of State Debra Bowen shall recover costs in the

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pursuant to Government Code section 6103.5;

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3. That respondent President Barack Obama shall recover costs in the amount

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4. That respondent Vice-President Joe Biden shall recover costs in the amount

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ICHAEL P. KENNY Ige of the Superior Court

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Submitted by:

2 EDMUND G. BROWN JR. Attorney General of the State of California

3 DOUGLAS WOODS Acting Senior Assistant Attorney General

4 JONATHAN K. RENNER Supervising Deputy Attorney General

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PETER A. KRAUSE, Cal. Bar No. 185098

Deputy Attorney General ' .

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E-mail: peter.krause@doj.ca.gov

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DECLARATION OF SERVICE BY U.S. MAIL

Case Name:

Sacramento County Superior Court No.:

Ambassador Dr. Alan Keyes, et al. v. California Secretary of State, et al.

34-200880000096-CUWM-GDS

I declare:

I am employed in the Office of the Attorney General, which is the office of a member of the

California State Bar, at which member's direction this service is made. I am 18 years of age or older and not a party to this matter. I am familiar with the business practice at the Office of the Attorney General for collection and processing of correspondence for mailing with the United

States Postal Service. In accordance with that practice, correspondence placed in the internal mail collection system at the Office of the Attorney General is deposited with the United States Postal Service that same day in the ordinary course of business.

On Mav 1.2009.1 served the attached [PROPOSED] JUDGMENT DISMISSING FIRST AMENDED PETITION FOR WRIT OF MANDATE by placing a true copy thereof enclosed in a sealed envelope with postage thereon fully prepaid, in the internal mail collection system at the Office of the Attorney General at 13001 Street, Suite 125, P.O. Box 944255, Sacramento, CA 94244-2550, addressed as follows:

OrlyTaitz

26302 La Paz

Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Gary G. Kreep Law Offices of Gary G. Kreep 932 "D" Street, Suite 2 Ramona, CA 92065

Michael J. Strumwasser

Strumwasser & Wpocher LLP

10940 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 2000

Los Angeles, CA 90024

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I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of California the foregoing is true and correct and that this declaration was executed on May 1,2009, at Sacramento, California.

Scott De Medeiros Declarant

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DECLARATION OF SERVICE BY U.S. MAIL

Case Name: Ambassador Dr. Alan Keyes, et al. v. California Secretary of State, et al. Sacramento County Superior Court No.: 34-200880000096-CUWM-GDS

I declare:

I am employed in the Office of the Attorney General, which is the office of a member of the

California State Bar, at which member's direction this service is made. I am 18 years of age or older and not a party to this matter. I am familiar with the business practice at the Office of the Attorney General for collection and processing of correspondence for mailing with the United States Postal Service. In accordance with that practice, correspondence placed in the internal mail collection system at the Office of the Attorney General is deposited with the United States Postal Service that same day in the ordinary course of business.

On May 6. 2009.1 served the attached NOTICE OF ENTRY OF JUDGMENT DISMISSING FIRST AMENDED PETITION FOR WRIT OF MANDATE by placing a true copy thereof enclosed in a sealed envelope with postage thereon fully prepaid, in the internal mail collection system at the Office of the Attorney General at 1300 I Street, Suite 125, P.O. Box 944255, Sacramento, CA 94244-2550, addressed as follows:

Orly Taitz 26302 La Paz Mission Viejo, CA 92691

Gary G. Kreep Law Offices of Gary G. Kreep 932 "D" Street, Suite 2 Ramona, CA 92065

Michael J. Strumwasser Strumwasser & Woocher LLP 10940 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 2000 Los Angeles, CA 90024

I declare under penalty of perjury under the laws of the State of California the foregoing is true and correct and that this declaration was executed on May 6, 2009, at Sacramento, California.

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Brenda Sanders

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