The National Democratic Committee’s Rules & Bylaws Committee met in Washington, D.C., January 19-20, to start reviewing ideas for changes in the 2020 presidential selection process. See this story. The Committee will be reviewing ideas of the Democratic Unity Commission, … Continue reading
A U.S. District Court will hear Merced v Spano, e.d., 1:16cv-3054, on Thursday, March 29, at 3:30 pm in Brooklyn. This is the case on New York’s ban on out-of-state circulators. The Libertarian Party filed this case in 2016.
On Sunday, January 21, the Texas Republican Party filed a lawsuit in state court to remove 128 Democrats from the Democratic primary ballot in Dallas County. See this story. The Republican Party says there is a paperwork flaw with the … Continue reading
This Dakota Free Press story predicts the South Dakota legislature will soon amend a pending election law bill, HB 1012, to make various significant improvements in ballot access for small political parties. Thanks to Lori Stacey for the link. … Continue reading
Ohio Representative Niraj Antani (R-Miamisburg) has introduced HJR 5, a proposed state constitutional amendment. Current law requires a petition of 10% of the last gubernatorial vote to get a constitutional initiative on the ballot, and 6% for a statute. The … Continue reading
The National Conference of State Legislatures has authored two useful reference charts. Here is a chart that shows the partisan composition of each state’s legislative chambers. This data is very tough to track, because it changes constantly, due to resignations, … Continue reading