On Blogtalk Radio, Wed 1/19: Brian Bittner & Andy Jacobs on Maryland ballot access petitioning and arrest

from IPR/Independent Political Report IPR Blogtalk Wednesday: Brian Bittner, Andy Jacobs on Maryland ballot access petitioning and arrest IPR blogtalk will be on…Wednesday at 8 PM Eastern (7 PM Central) with Brian Bittner, Andy Jacobs and myself [Paulie from IPR], plus possibly other people to be announced later. If you would like to join us […]

US District Judge rules on circulating petitions on public lands/state parks

from Independent Political Report Constitution Party Wins Constitutional Fight June 5th, 2009 A US District Judge has ruled that West Virginia citizens can circulate petitions on public lands, Here’s an excerpt: On June 3, he held that West Virginia legislators violated First Amendment rights when they banned soliciting in state parks and other recreational areas.

Two Supreme Court Decisions: Minority districts AND independent candidates (via Nader)

(excerpt from) The Boston Globe/AP Story Court refuses to expand minority voting rights March 9, 2009 Story 1: Limits protection of Voting Rights Act WASHINGTON—The Supreme Court ruled Monday that electoral districts must have a majority of African-Americans or other minorities to be protected by a provision of the Voting Rights Act. The 5-4 decision, […]

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