Democrats are challenging a law that requires candidates belonging to the party of the current governor to be listed first on the ballot.
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On June 28, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf signed SB 48, a budget bill that includes a provision abolishing the straight-ticket device.
Rhonda Brown Fleming sued the Cherokee Nation in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., over whether she should be allowed on the ballot for the June 1.
Ballot access laws are the main barrier to many potential candidates and Ohio is seeking to make the process more cumbersome.
The problem with elections in New York is not that we have too many people seeking elective office — as evidenced in the lack of competing candidates.
On March 12, Congress member Justin Amash (R-Michigan) introduced HR 1681, to outlaw discriminatory ballot access laws for congressional candidates.
Federal Election Commission says 558 individuals have filed Declaration of Candidacy for President in 2020, Ballot Access News reported.
There are three flaws in our government: the way we maintain our laws, the way we tax, and the way we select our representatives. Until we improve, we cannot sunset bad laws or improve the way we tax.
Lyndon LaRouche, a fringe political figure who fueled his eight presidential campaigns died Tuesday at the age of 96, his political organization said.
The bill says that if a party is ballot-qualified for statewide office, then it is automatically qualified for all partisan office.