Tag Archives: election law

Federal judge strikes down Virginia third-party candidate election law

The Jurist The US District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia [official website] on Monday struck down [decision, PDF] a state law [text] that prohibited out-of-state residents from circulating petitions for third-party candidates. Virginia law requires that candidates from…

Supreme Court Justice Calls for Judicial Election Reform

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Ginsburg said last week if she had to make one reform in the American court system, it would be judicial elections. Ginsburg, along with former Justice O’Connor, are calling for a reform of the system of…