All the current talk of Donald Trump running again in 2024 assumes that he’s eligible to serve as president if reelected. He’s not, or at least there’s a strong argument that he isn’t.
In fairness to America’s voters, this argument ought… Continue reading
Internal jostling for leadership of Florida’s Republican Party has shaken loose a revelation bolstering allegations the GOP regularly runs third-party candidates funded by “dark money” shadow groups to win elections.In an email sent Tuesday to all Florida… Continue reading
The Erie County Board of Elections will decide Tuesday whether to appeal one or both decisions handed down Friday that allow Mayor Byron W. Brown to appear on the ballot in November on an independent line.Jeremy J. Zellner,… Continue reading
To build off Ned
‘s post, and setting aside the major laches
problem to this lawsuit, Vik Amar and Evan Caminker at Justia
have a pretty thorough defense of California’s process, a process that disqualifies a recalled governor from seeking… Continue reading
New draft from Elizabeth D. Katz
, forthcoming in the Yale Journal of Law & Feminism. Abstract:
On January 20, 2021, Kamala Harris was sworn in by Justice Sonia Sotomayor as the nation’s first woman Vice President. This… Continue reading
Most Virginia voters go for candidates with a “D” or “R” next to their name, but who should have dibs on the “L?”This year, election officials preparing November’s ballots were faced with the dilemma of how to… Continue reading
The last time convicted ex-Gov. Rod Blagojevich appeared in federal court in Chicago, he watched sullenly via a video link from prison as a judge resentenced him to 14 years in prison for an array of corruption… Continue reading
California recently enacted a law
to compel presidential candidates and gubernatorial candidates to disclose their tax returns as a condition for appearing on the primary ballot. The presidential rule was targeted at Donald Trump; the gubernatorial rule added at the… Continue reading
I’ve posted a draft of this paper on SSRN
. Here’s the abstract:
Round-robin voting uses ranked-choice ballots but calculates which candidates are most preferred by a majority of voters differently from instant-runoff voting. Like a round-robin sports competition, round-robin… Continue reading
County Republican organizations around the state have filed lawsuits trying to remove Democrats from the state Working Families Party line ahead of the June primaries.The move comes as local Republicans in at least three counties have also tried to… Continue reading
Georgia’s steep requirements for Libertarian and other third-party candidates to run for Congress are “overbroad,” shutting them out of the political process, a federal judge ruled Monday.
On March 29, U.S. District Court Judge Leigh Martin May,… Continue reading
by Judge Moore with a dissent by Judge Griffin.
for the fake candidate with the same last name as the Democrat; stay for the use of sham LLCs and super pacs to obscure the identity of those behind the dirty trick.
It would not surprises me if this… Continue reading
Why would candidates for Florida Senate seats do no campaigning, no fundraising, have no issue platforms, nor make any effort to get votes?Local 10 News has found evidence to suggest three such candidates in three Florida Senate district… Continue reading