On August 16, New York Supreme Court Justice Lawrence H. Ecker issued a 16-page ruling in Swiller v Lecuona, 2320/17. He said that petition signatures in which the signer only wrote “W.P.” instead of “White Plains” for city are valid. He … Continue reading
This New York Times has this op-ed by Quin Hilyer, an Alabama resident and an observer of Alabama politics and government. It predicts that Roy Moore will win the September 26 Republican run-off primary for U.S. Senate, and also the … Continue reading
A U.S. District Court in New York will hear Merced v Spano, e.d. 1:16cv-3054, on December 13, 2017. This is the case that challenges New York state’s ban on out-of-state circulators. It is a Libertarian Party case, filed in 2016.
The U.S. District Court in Los Angeles had been set to hear De La Fuente v Padilla, 2:16cv-3242, on August 21. However that hearing has been postponed until September 11. The issue is the California law that requires independent presidential … Continue reading
The Seventh Circuit will hear Tripp v Smart, 16-3469, on Monday, September 18, at 9:30 a.m. This is the Green Party case that challenges the 5% petition requirement for independent candidates for the legislature, and also for the legislative nominees … Continue reading
Pennsylvania holds statewide partisan elections for judicial offices on November 7, 2017. Voters will be asked to vote for four candidates for Superior Court, which is a statewide office. The Green Party petitioned for Jules Mermelstein for that office, and … Continue reading