May 01 2013

Virgil Goode is a Co-Plaintiff in Pending Lawsuit in Alabama Over Presidential Qualifications

Source: Ballot Access News

Virgil Goode, Constitution Party presidential nominee in 2012, is one of two co-plaintiffs in a case now pending in the Alabama Supreme Court that says the Alabama Secretary of State has a duty to examine the qualifications of presidential candidates before printing their names on the ballot. Briefs from both sides have been filed, and the Court will wait for a reply brief and then decide whether to hear the case. It is Read more »

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May 01 2013

Sixth Circuit, in Very Short Opinion, Says Michigan was Right to Keep Gary Johnson Off the 2012 Ballot

Source: Ballot Access News

On May 1, the Sixth Circuit issued a brief opinion, saying the U.S. District Court in Michigan was correct when it kept Gary Johnson, or any other Libertarian Party presidential candidate, off the ballot in November 2012. The part of the decision on the merits is only one short paragraph long, and does not discuss the factual error in the U.S. District Court’s decision. The U.S. District Court had said in its Read more »

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