Barr Sues Oklahoma
Libertarian presidential candidate Bob Barr is taking Oklahoma to court, as the Oklahoman reports: Libertarian Party presidential candidate Bob Barr will go to federal court ...
Libertarian presidential candidate Bob Barr is taking Oklahoma to court, as the Oklahoman reports:
Libertarian Party presidential candidate Bob Barr will go to federal court in an effort to get on Oklahoma's election ballot this year, he said today.
Barr, a former Republican congressman, failed to obtain the minimum 43,913 signatures needed to qualify for the Oklahoma ballot as an independent candidate for president.
Richard Winger offers some context as to why Barr views the signature requirement as unreasonable:
Oklahoma lets any independent candidate on the November ballot with no petition whatsoever, unless the candidate is running for president. Yet Oklahoma requires 43,913 for an independent presidential candidate, or for the presidential nominee of an unqualified party.
Join the Discussion
After you comment, click Post. You can enter an anonymous Display Name or connect to a social profile.
Many States Working to Increase Medicaid Payments to Doctors5 hours ago
Many Red States May Consider Climate Change Gag Rules5 hours ago
California Residents Get Really Creative About Water Recycling6 hours ago
Federal Probe Causes Chicago Schools CEO to Take Leave of Absence6 hours ago
Medicare Deal Delays But Deepens Hospital Cuts9 hours ago
The Week in Public Finance: Money, Pink Floyd and State Revenues9 hours ago