Former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld, the Libertarian Party’s 2016 vice presidential nominee, ended his Republican Party primary challenge of President Donald Trump today. Last night, on Super Tuesday 3.0, Trump surpassed the number of delegates required to secure the Republican presidential nomination. Throughout the campaign, Weld received a total of one pledged delegate, at the February 3 Iowa Caucus.… Read more ...
from Ballot Access News
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Emory University Law Professor Michael Kang has a guest blog post at ElectionLawBlog, suggesting that it would be good policy to ease ballot access laws for the general election, and also to repeal “sore loser” laws.