Friday, April 13, 2018

LP of South Dakota preparing to meet


Principled conservatives running as unaffiliated candidates have until 24 April to file for statewide office in South Dakota.

Alternative parties are nominating their candidates at their conventions.
A federal judge ruled South Dakota’s laws regulating third-party ballot access to be unconstitutional. He said these laws violate the First and Fourteenth Amendment rights of the plaintiffs: the Libertarian Party and Constitutional Party. Stephen Pevar from the ACLU was the lead attorney. He was quoted in the press as saying, “South Dakota has one of the most, if not the most, restrictive ballot-access laws in the United states.” We are proud of this win and thankful to Stephen for his work on this case.
Read the rest here.

Independent and third party rules linked here and here.

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