The Working Families is about to start circulating a petition to qualify itself for the Oregon ballot. The party is now on the ballot statewide in only one state, New York. It is on the ballot in parts of Connecticut. … Continue reading
In 2004, Ralph Nader challenged the Ohio law that requires circulators for independent candidates to be registered voters in the state. Both the U.S. District Court and the 6th circuit refused to rule on the constitutionality of the law. The … Continue reading
A Georgia Libertarian, Jay Fisher, will make a serious attempt to become the first political party nominee (other than a Democrat or Republican) to appear on the ballot for U.S. House of Representatives from Georgia in the last 63 years. … Continue reading
On January 8, Minnesota State Senator Sheila Kiscaden changed her membership from the Independence Party to the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party. She had been elected to the State Senate as the Independence Party nominee in 2002. She will run for Lieutenant Governor … Continue reading
The Socialist Equality Party lawsuit against Ohio’s March 1 independent petition deadline will be appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court. Law Professor Mark Brown of Capital University has agreed to write the cert petition.
On February 2, U.S. District Court Judge John E. Jones will hear the ballot access case filed by the Green and Constitution Parties (Rogers v Cortes, no. 06-0066, middle district). Due to a random circumstance, the Pennsylvania statewide petition requirement … Continue reading