From Ballot Access News:
On June 28, the Ohio Libertarian Party filed this 23-page brief in Libertarian Party of Ohio v Wilhem, s.d., 2:19cv-2501. The case challenges the composition of the Ohio Elections Commission. The law requires that the Commission be composed of three Republicans, three Democrats, and one independent. It is impossible that a member of any other party could ever be on the Commission.
The lawsuit also charges that the Ohio Elections Commission failed to do its duty in 2018, when it allowed gubernatorial debates paid for by corporate contributions to proceed, when there were no objective standards whatsoever for inclusion in those debates. Those debates included only the Republican and Democratic nominees, even though the Libertarian and Green Parties also had gubernatorial candidates on the ballot. This case is unlike the litigation around the Commission on Presidential Debates, because at least the Commission on Presidential Debates has objective standards.
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