Update: Carl Romanelli and the petitions lawsuits in Pennsylvania

Hat tip to Ballot Access News.

(excerpt from) Citizen’s Voice of Wilkes-Barre, PA
Romanelli prepares to take fight to state court
By Erin Moody / Friday, March 20, 2009

Former Green Party senatorial candidate Carl Romanelli and his lawyer are quickly preparing their argument why the Pennsylvania Supreme Court should overturn a lower court’s ruling that makes the two responsible for $80,000 in court expenses, costs and attorneys’ fees.

The fees stem from when Romanelli, a Wilkes-Barre resident, was removed from the 2006…

The Democratic Party has been trying to get Romanelli and his lawyer, attorney Lawrence Otter, to pay $80,000 in legal fees…

According to court documents, they have until April 22 to prepare and send in their case. Romanelli said he expects they might have a final decision by mid to late May…

Archival video of Carl Romanelli speaking about this situation in July 2007:


Above: Video of Carl Romanelli and Ralph Nader discussing ballot access problems and the Pennsylvania court’s unfair fees/fines. Carl Romanelli comes in at 9 minutes and 44 seconds. At 11:05, Carl Romanelli discusses the possibility of losing his home, which may now happen in the next 10 days.

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  1. […] McCabe, former co-chair of the Green Party of Connecticut and Ph.D. alumna of Duke University; Carl Romanelli, 2006 Green candidate in Pennsylvania for the US Senate and Northeastern Pennsylvania Coordinator […]

  2. […] Background and video of Carl Romanelli at onthewilderside: here. […]

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