Background story with link to brief at Ballot Access News: here.
from Ballot Access News
Libertarian, Anti-Prohibition Parties Win New York Ballot Case
October 23rd, 2010
On October 22, a US District Court in New York struck down the discriminatory law on fusion. The judge ordered the state to let Randy Credico appear on both lines: the Libertarian line and the Anti-Prohibition line. [For Senator from NY]
excerpt from the previous Ballot Access News Story:
…The New York law says when a qualified party and an unqualified party jointly nominate a candidate for statewide office, that candidate is printed on the ballot twice, and a voter can choose which label to support. But when two unqualified parties jointly nominate someone, the candidate’s name can be printed only once (although both party labels are next to the candidate’s name, in small print)…