It is unlikely any new blog entries will be made here until the evening of Sep. 18, due to Richard Winger being out-of-town.
The New York State Board of Elections will not ask for a rehearing, or a rehearing en banc, in the 2nd circuit, in the Lopez Torres case. This is the case in which both the U.S. District Court, and the … Continue reading
On September 12, U.S. District Court Judge George C. Smith, of Columbus, Ohio, refused to grant an injunction putting Charlie Morrison on the ballot as an independent candidate for U.S. House, 15th district. Morrison is appealing. He turned in enough … Continue reading
The Working Families Party, appearing on the ballot in South Carolina this year for the first time, has nominated 5 candidates. They include two for US House of Representatives, 2 for the state legislature, and one for county commissioner in … Continue reading
On September 12, Jamie Raskin won his Democratic primary race for a seat in the Maryland State Senate, defeating the incumbent Democratic Senator. Raskin is an attorney who represented an independent candidate in the only U.S. Supreme Court case over … Continue reading
A Chicago Tribune/WGN-TV poll of the Illinois gubernatorial race, released September 11, shows this result: Democratic 45%, Republican 33%, Green 6%, undecided or write-in 16%. If the Green Party does poll 5% or more of the gubernatorial vote, it will … Continue reading