Utah Legislature Won’t Act to Resolve Confusion about Party Nominations, but Will Let Courts Decide

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By Richard Winger According to this story, the Utah legislature does not plan any activity to straighten out the confusion in Utah’s law on how qualified parties nominate candidates. Instead the legislature will let the federal and state courts resolve the issues.
The state and the Republican Party have agreed to ask the Utah Supreme Court to settle whether the existing law (which is not clear) permits the Republican Party provide that the only way for a candidate to get on its primary ballot is for that candidate to show support at a party caucus. The question won’t be sent over to …read more

Source:: http://ballot-access.org/2016/02/01/utah-legislature-wont-act-to-resolve-confusion-about-party-nominations-but-will-let-courts-decide/