New York Newspaper Publicizes that 2022 Will be First Gubernatorial Election in Eighty Years With Only Two Candidates on Ballot
To its credit, the Syracuse Post-Standard published a story on July 2 saying that 2022 will be the first gubernatorial election in 80 years in which only two candidates will be on the general election ballot. See it here. Actually … Continue reading
Alaska June Special U.S. House Primary Ballot Rejections
At the Alaska special primary election for U.S. House last month, 4.55% of the ballots were invalid. See this story. The story lays stress on the problem that many ballots lacked the signature of a witness. The law requires two … Continue reading
North Carolina State Board of Elections Asks Administrative Judge to Reconsider Decision that Cancelled Constitution Party Campaign Finance Fine
On July 1, the North Carolina State Board of Elections asked for reconsideration before an Administrative Law Judge. The Administrative Law Judge had ruled on June 22 that the Constitution Party’s 2020 gubernatorial candidate should not be fined $2,750 for … Continue reading
Jill Stein Files Brief in U.S. Court of Appeals Over Primary Season Matching Funds
On June 28, Jill Stein filed this brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals, D.C. Circuit, in her lawsuit over 2016 primary season matching funds. Stein v FEC, 21-1213. The FEC has demanded that Stein repay $175,272. It says the … Continue reading
Green Party Submits New Mexico Petition to Regain Party Status
The Green Party has submitted its petition for recognition as a political party in New Mexico. So other party did so this year. Assuming the petition is valid, the party will be a qualified minor party both in 2022 and … Continue reading
People’s Party Asks U.S. District Court Judge to Reconsider Denial of Ballot Access Injunction
On June 30, the People’s Party of Florida asked for reconsideration in its ballot access case, People’s Party of Florida v Florida Department of State, m.d., 8:22cv-1274. The brief is very convincing. It points out that the Florida law, requiring … Continue reading
Another Florida U.S. House Candidate Added to Primary Ballot
On June 30, a lower state court in Florida added another Republican candidate to the primary ballot, for U.S. House. See this story. This is another instance in which the candidate had filed the wrong form, and the elections office … Continue reading
Ohio Supreme Court Gives Deadline Relief to Candidates Who Wanted to Run in August Primary
On June 24, the Ohio Supreme Court granted deadline relief to some candidates for various Ohio offices. Ohio is holding two primaries this year, one held in May for U.S. House and statewide office, and one on August 2 for … Continue reading
North Carolina Newspaper Story About Green Party Petition
The Raleigh News & Observer has this article about the State Board of Elections decision on June 30 not to certify the Green Party, even though the county election boards already checked the petition and found enough valid signatures. The … Continue reading
June 2022 Ballot Access News Print Edition
Ballot Access News June 2022 – Volume 38, Number 1 This issue was printed on white paper. Table of Contents ALASKA LEGISLATURE EASES DEFINITION OF A QUALIFIED POLITICAL PARTY NEW YORK OUT-OF-STATE PETITIONER BAN ENJOINED ARIZONA BAN ON PAYING PETITIONERS … Continue reading
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