Ballot Access Decisions Expected at Any Time from U.S. District Courts in Five States


By Richard Winger There are at least five states in which U.S. District Courts could at any time issue an opinion on the constitutionality of a ballot access law. In Alabama, U.S. District Court Judge Myron Thompson will decide Hall v Bennett. The issue is whether the state’s severe 3% petition requirement for independent candidates must be eased(More)… …read more