is Davis v. Stapleton. Justice Kagan did not ask for a response on this one.
This is the second Green Party case
from Montana denied by Justice Kagan.
You can find the opinions and dissent here
. Conservative Justice Bruce Hagedorn joined the court’s liberals to form a majority.
One of the dissents refers to this case as “perhaps one of the mostimportant cases in a judicial lifetime.”… Continue reading
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
The legal team trying to get the Green Party’s presidential ticket on the state’s ballot has close ties to Republicans and also represents Wisconsin’s counties —a group that doesn’t want the Green Party to prevail because… Continue reading
Hawkins suggested in an interview that Trump supporters had helped the Green Party ticket with its legal claim before the state Supreme Court. The party’s petition was filed by attorneys from the Milwaukee-based von Briesen & Roper law firm,… Continue reading
State of Politics
A federal judge on Tuesday upheld stricter ballot standards for political parties, dealing a blow to the Working Families Party and the SAM Party’s efforts to challenge the measure. The new law, which had been paired… Continue reading
anyone still had doubts about what this was all about.
Kanye West's address in his court filing to get on the ballot in Wisconsin is the law office of Jill Holtzman Vogel, a Republican state senator from Virginia… Continue reading
The campaign for rapper Kanye West filed a lawsuit Friday against the state Elections Commission in a bid to get on the presidential ballot in Wisconsin this November. The 12-page suit was filed in Brown County Circuit… Continue reading
In essence the court held
that party officials had enough time to try to gather signatures during the pandemic, and so the burden was not severe enough to justify easing the requirements.
Note: The original post had an incorrect name… Continue reading
From the unsigned order
Once again in its appellate briefs the Board asks this court to reverse the district court’s decisions and permit the Board to determine the best options for balancing the, plaintiffs’ interests with the statutory ballot… Continue reading
The saga of the Green Party’s ballot status in Montana’s 2020 election took yet another turn Tuesday, as two of its candidates and two Green Party voters filed suit in federal court to remain on the ballot.The lawsuit… Continue reading
Amid various reports
that Republican and Trump-affiliated political operatives are trying to get Kanye West onto various state ballots for November’s presidential election, the billionaire rap superstar indicated, in an interview by text today, that he was in… Continue reading