Arkansas Libertarian Party Likely to File Lawsuit Over Deadline for Nominations


By Richard Winger The Arkansas Libertarian Party expects to file a lawsuit against the new law (passed in 2015) that says it must choose all its nominees by November 2015 for the election that is a year away. The Libertarian Party nominates by convention for the 2016 election. The two major parties nominate for all office in March 2016, in a primary, so the law’s timing is highly discriminatory. No state in U.S. history, until now, has ever required any type of party to choose all its nominees in the odd year before the election year. It is difficult …read more