“Legal Center Moves to Protect Ohioans’ Initiative and Referendum Rights from Legislative Suppression”

Press release: “The 1851 Center for Constitutional Law today moved in federal court to immediately enjoin the state from enforcing Senate Bill 47′s new limits on Ohioans’ initiative and referendum rights.  The legislation, which became effective in June, restricts Ohioans … Continue reading

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“Libertarian Party of Colorado sues Secretary Gessler to allow nomination of Recall Successor Candidates”

The following press release arrived via email: [update: read the complaint] Libertarian Party of Colorado sues Secretary Gessler to allow nomination of Recall Successor Candidates Denver, Colorado — The Libertarian Party of Colorado has filed suit today for emergency relief … Continue reading

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“U.S. District Court Strikes Down Tennessee Law Giving Two Major Parties Best Spot on Ballot; and Also Strikes Down Petition Requirement Again”

Ballot Access News: On June 18, U.S. District Court Judge William J. Haynes ruled that Tennessee’s law, giving the two largest parties the best spots on the general election ballot, is unconstitutional. He also again struck down the law that … Continue reading

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“U.S. Supreme Court Won’t Hear Case on Whether Jurisdictions Must Count Write-in Votes for Declared Write-in Presidential Candidates”

Ballot Access News reports.  It also reports that the Court took no action in an aggregate campaign contributions case, James v. FEC.  The Court could hold that case for argument in McCutcheon or agree to hear the case potentially consolidating … Continue reading

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