U.S. District Judge Refuses to Enjoin Arkansas Law Requiring Newly-Qualifying Parties to Nominate by November 2015


By Richard Winger On February 25, U.S. District Court Judge James M. Moody, Jr., refused to enjoin the 2015 Arkansas law that says newly-qualifying parties must choose all their nominees (except President and Vice-President) an entire year before the election. The order does not mention any state interest except to “prevent voter confusion by limiting ballot access to serious candidates.” The case is Libertarian Party of Arkansas v Martin, e.d., 4:15cv-635.
The law’s constitutionality is still not decided. …read more

Source:: http://ballot-access.org/2016/02/25/u-s-district-judge-refuses-to-enjoin-arkansas-law-requiring-newly-qualifying-parties-to-nominate-by-november-2015/