Green Party Federal Suit against State of Illinois
Case: Jones v. McGuffage
Location: Everett Dirksen Federal Building, Chicago
Time: 1:30pm, Wednesday, January 30
Jones v. McGuffage is the suit filed by the Illinois Green Party and its candidate for 2nd Congress, LeAlan Jones, charging that Illinois statutes governing ballot access for the April 9th Special Election violate the First and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution and a long history of federal case law. LeAlan Jones was previously the Green Party candidate for U.S. Senator in 2010. Rich Whitney, two-time Green Party candidate for Governor, is lead counsel for the party and candidate.
The Illinois Green Party has provided a web page with extensive notes about the case. The page is online at: http://click.icptrack.com/icp/relay.php?r=75683890&msgid=318630&act=6GQY&c=1110382&destination=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ilgp.org%2F2013-elections%2Fjones-v-mcguffage%2F
The website for LeAlan Jones for U.S. Congress is online at: http://click.icptrack.com/icp/relay.php?r=75683890&msgid=318630&act=6GQY&c=1110382&destination=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.lealanforcongress.org%2F
All media inquiries for LeAlan Jones should be directed to AJ Segneri, aj.segneri AT gmail DOT com or 815-499-2765.
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