Trial Set in Missouri Constitution Party Ballot Access Lawsuit


By Richard Winger U.S. District Court Judge Ronnie White will hold a trial in Constitution Party of Missouri v St. Louis Co., e.d., 4:15cv207, on June 30, 2016. The issue is a county election law that says when a special election is held for County Council, the only two candidates will be the nominees of the two parties that polled first and second in the last gubernatorial election. County Council is a partisan office.
It is surprising that this case needs a trial. Judge White already issued injunctive relief to the Constitution Party in this case back in February 2015, and …read more