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Virginia’s law prohibiting out-of-state residents from circulating petitions for third-party presidential candidates is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday.
The Maine Supreme Judicial Court will hear arguments this week on a national anti-gay-marriage group’s efforts to keep its donor list confidential.
A federal court says a Colorado law requiring that only state residents be allowed to circulate ballot petitions is a violation of the First Amendment.
Three-judge panel says federal judge should re-evaluate state’s rules governing third-party access in light of changes made since he ruled against the state in February.
9th Circuit panel notes that Washington state made petitions public last year and that the names can be found on the Internet.
Three-judge panel grants emergency stay sought by the state and has strong words for federal judge who declared the voting option unconstitutional.
6th Circuit ruling assures state’s voters will be able to pull levers for smaller parties in November elections.
Federal judge says that by imposing a residency requirement on petition circulators, state ‘deprives non-residents of a means to engage in core political speech.’
Three-judge panel rejects claims that requiring sponsors to collect a percentage of voter signatures from each congressional district imposes a ‘severe burden’ on free speech.
Federal judge sides with Green and Constitution parties, which claimed state’s regulations made it unreasonably hard for third parties to get their names on the ballots.
Court upholds Maine’s campaign-disclosure law that requires the National Organization for Marriage to release its donor list.
After two signature-gatherers file lawsuit, sheriffs and Seattle Seahawks stadium officials agree to allow supporters of legalization to circulate their petitions among tailgaters.
Fed up with officials in Loveland, Colo., contractor let loose with choice epithets, whereupon, he alleges, the city retaliated against him.