On August 4, a 3-judge U.S. District Court redrew 5 Texas congressional districts (15, 21, 23, 25 and 28). The March primary results for those 5 districts are now of no significance. Candidate filing for those 5 districts is re-opened. … Continue reading
Constitutional ballot access cases are now pending in Alabama (11th circuit), Alaska (state court), Arizona (9th circuit), Arkansas (US District Court), California (state court), Hawaii (US District Court), Illinois (7th circuit), New Hampshire (state court), New York (2nd circuit), North … Continue reading
On July 26, the Working Families Party of South Carolina filed a federal lawsuit, to win the ability to nominate candidates this year. The legal deadline for a new party to turn in its petition (to be able to participate … Continue reading
At the May 2006 Ohio primary, 28 individuals in Summit County filed to be write-in candidates for Democratic or Republican county central committee members. The official election returns showed that no write-in candidate received any write-in votes. One of the … Continue reading
The Republican Party of Texas said on August 3 that it will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to reverse the 5th circuit’s decision in the Tom DeLay withdrawal and replacement lawsuit. Thanks to Rick Hasen for the news.
On August 3, the 5th circuit agreed with the U.S. District Court, that Texas Republicans may not name a new candidate for U.S. House in the 22nd district. Tom DeLay is still free to withdraw, but if he does, the … Continue reading