New Hampshire Representative Caleb Dyer has introduced HB 1479, which would let a qualified party nominate by convention instead of primary.
Currently, New Hampshire defines a party to be a group that polled at least 4% for either Governor or U.S. Senator at the last election. Two of the state’s Libertarian House members have introduced two bills to ease that. HB … Continue reading
On January 23, the Third Circuit heard arguments in Wilmoth v New Jersey, 17-1925. The issue is a state law making it illegal for out-of-state circulators to work on primary petitions. In 2016 the plaintiffs wanted to help certain Republican … Continue reading
On January 22, South Dakota bill SB 79 passed the Senate State Affairs Committee. It lets registered independents sign a petition to place a candidate on a partisan primary ballot. … Continue reading
Ten New Jersey legislators have introduced AB 1230. It says that no presidential candidate’s name shall be printed on the general election ballot unless the candidate has released his or her tax returns, by 50 days before the election. The … Continue reading
Alabama Representative Ronald Johnson (R-Sylacauga) has introduced HB 241. It would provide that a write-in candidate who wants his or her write-ins counted must file a declaration of candidacy at least five days before any election. Alabama has never had … Continue reading