On July 26, North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory said he will sign HB 589, the omnibus election law bill. See this story. Thanks to Rick Hasen for this news. … Continue reading
Antonio Sabas has become the first non-major party candidate to file to be on the October 16, 2013 ballot for U.S. Senate in New Jersey. His ballot label is “Freedom of Choice.” However, he only turned in 920 signatures, which … Continue reading
On July 25, the Third Circuit set a briefing schedule in Constitution Party of Pennsylvania v Aichele, 13-1952. The parties’ first brief is due September 3, 2013. This is the case that challenges Pennsylvania’s unique challenge-system that puts petitioning groups … Continue reading
Shortly before midnight, on July 25 the North Carolina House passed HB 589, the omnibus election law bill, so the bill now goes to Governor Pat McCrory.
On July 15, Gary Stein, an independent candidate for the New Jersey legislature, sued in state court to overturn the ballot design used in Atlantic County. The county puts the Republican nominees in a party column head “Republican” in big … Continue reading
Cindy Sheehan, who is a registered member of the Peace & Freedom Party, will run for Governor of California next year. Thanks to Scott Lay for this information. Sheehan was the party’s vice-presidential nominee last year.