Petitioner for Rocky De La Fuente Sues Connecticut Over Ban on Out-of-State Circulators in Primaries

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By Richard Winger On February 8, Shawn Wilmoth, who has been hired to collect signatures to place Rocky De La Fuente on the Democratic presidential primary ballots in many states, filed a federal lawsuit against the Connecticut law that bars out-of-state circulators for primary petitions. Wilmoth lives in Michigan. The case is Wilmoth v Merrill, 3:16cv-223.
De La Fuente needs 7,039 signatures to be collected from February 16 through March 4. Only registered Democrats may sign. This is a difficult petition requirement. Because the petitioning period has already started, the lawsuit is being expedited. The state’s response is …read more

Source:: http://ballot-access.org/2016/02/17/petitioner-for-rocky-de-la-fuente-sues-connecticut-over-ban-on-out-of-state-circulators-in-primaries/