In Maine: A newspaper helps the government suppress ballot access

KW: Seems like some letters of complaint to the Press-Herald are in order. from Ballot Access News, editor Richard Winger Portland, Maine Press-Herald Thinks Maine Ballot Access is Too Easy March 20th, 2010 The Portland, Maine daily newspaper, the Portland Press Herald, has this editorial in its March 17 issue. The editorial says it is […]

Judge makes bad ballot access decision in Maine

(excerpt from) Ballot Access News Maine Independent Senate Candidate Loses Ballot Access Case September 17th, 2008 On September 17, U.S. District Court Judge John Woodcock, a Bush Jr. appointee, ruled against an independent candidate for U.S. Senate. The candidate, Laurie Dobson, turned her signatures in on time to the town clerks, but some town clerks […]

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