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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.
Meanwhile, a reporter covering Nashville protests is among those arrested; police and protesters face off in other Occupy demonstrations across the country.
Protect Marriage Washington spokesman says disclosure is ‘terrible’ and he believes ‘there will certainly be harassment’ of those who supported petitions.
Group had sought to have Bob Barr be the party’s sole candidate on New Hampshire’s 2008 presidential ballot.