Tag Archives: lawsuit

Don Blankenship Lawsuit Goes to Trial

As Ballot Access News reports, Don Blankenship, the leading candidate for the Constitution Party’s 2020 presidential nomination, obtained a procedural victory in his defamation, false light invasion of privacy, and civil conspiracy lawsuit, which now goes to trial.  Blankenship is suing the National Republican Senatorial Committee, multiple media outlets, and individuals that incorrectly labeled him a “felon” during his unsuccessful 2018 run for the Republican Party’s U.S.… Read more ...

Ventura Moves to Continue Lawsuit Against Widow of Slain “American Sniper”

Jesse Ventura, the former professional wrestler, who won election as Governor of Minnesota as a member of the Reform Party in 1998, is continuing his lawsuit against the widow of “American Sniper” Chris Kyle, who was murdered earlier this year.

Today, attorneys for Ventura appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Arthur Boylan, arguing for the lawsuit to continue.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party Lawsuit Regarding Restrictions on Campaign Donations Moves Forward


Libertarian Lawsuit to Strike Restriction on Campaign Donations Moves Forward

Estate Contribution Limits Case Certified to D.C. Circuit

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Setting the stage for a groundbreaking First Amendment test of campaign finance law, federal judge Robert L. Wilkins certified to the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C.

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LP OR: Reeves Group Sues Wagner Group


Tim Reeves, David Terry, M Carling, Greg Burnett and Richard Burke have filed a lawsuit against Wes Wagner and Libertarian Party of Oregon over the legal officers of the Libertarian Party of Oregon.

Below is the actual filing in the Oregon law suit.  This document is public record.













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Virginia Independent Candidate Sues for Equal Treatment for Petition Validation

Ballot Access News:

On October 24, Michael Osborne, an independent candidate for the Virginia legislature next month, filed a lawsuit in state court against the state’s discriminatory laws on checking signatures.

In Virginia, all candidates running in a primary must petition to get on the primary ballot, but the petitions are not checked for validity.… Read more ...

Wayne Root: Why Does Obama Hate Small Business?

Why Does Obama Hate Small Business?

By Wayne Allyn Root, Former Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee and Author of “The Conscience of a Libertarian: Empowering the Citizen Revolution with God, Guns, Gold and Tax Cuts“The Conscience of a Libertarian”

I’ve started more than a dozen small businesses.… Read more ...

TN Ballot Bill Advances in State Senate

By Tom Humphrey, Knoxville News Sentinel, Knoxville, TN, March 16, 2011:

NASHVILLE – A Senate committee unanimously approved Tuesday a bill that would make it easier for third parties to be listed on Tennessee ballots and bring the state into compliance with a federal court ruling.

U.S. District Judge William Haynes of Nashville ruled last September that current state law wrongfully discriminates against third parties in favor of the Democratic and Republican parties.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party sues FEC over bequests

Press release from LPHQ:

WASHINGTON – The Libertarian National Committee (LNC) is challenging certain aspects of the McCain-Feingold political speech restrictions in a new lawsuit filed today against the Federal Election Commission (FEC).

In 2007, a Libertarian Party supporter passed away, leaving the party over $217,000 in his will — an amount over seven times the maximum annual federal contribution limit.… Read more ...

Alan Keyes Faction of American Independent Party Tentatively Wins Intra-Party Dispute on Procedural Issues

Ballot Access News:

On March 10, a California Superior Court Judge in Solano County tentatively dismissed the lawsuit King v Robinson on procedural issues. Here is the two-paragraph ruling. This case, or similar cases, have been pending since 2008. They concern the identity of the legitimate state officers of the American Independent Party of California.… Read more ...

New York Libertarians sue for ballot access, accuse state of failure to count votes

From New York LP chair Mark Axinn via LP blog:

Libertarian Party Candidate Files Lawsuit against NYS Board of Elections for Failure to Count Votes

Warren Redlich, the Libertarian Party’s candidate for Governor of New York in the 2010 election, today filed a lawsuit in Albany County Supreme Court against the New York State Board of Elections, directing the state agency to cease ignoring votes cast for the Libertarian Party.

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California Greens and Peace and Freedom Candidates Charge Rules Unfairly Prevented Them From Running

Via http://peaceandfreedom.org/home/:

The following press release was issued jointly by the Peace and Freedom Party and the California Green Party on January 26, 2011.
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
Contact: Cres Vellucci 916/996-9170

Candidates Rejected for 4th Assembly Special Election Race Charge Rules Unfairly Prevented Them From Running, Limiting Voter Choice; Lawsuit Considered

SACRAMENTO – At least two potential candidates prevented from running in the 4th District Assembly seat special election are charging it’s because there was an extremely short time period – only two days after Gov.… Read more ...

Chuck Baldwin: Identifying Our Friends

By Chuck Baldwin

To a packed out crowd of over 500 Montanans who had assembled in minus zero weather to hear me speak, I made the statement, “Not all Christians are our friends, and not all non-Christians are our enemies.” Indeed, being able to identify our friends is more than half the battle.… Read more ...