Tennessee wins ballot access case!

"This is a victory not just for our party, but for all Tennesseans," said Stephen Collings, a 5th Congressional district candidate who represents both the Libertarian Party and U.S. Pirate Party, which advocates international copyright reform.

The decision, released Tuesday by U.S. District Judge William J. Haynes Jr., strikes down state laws dating back almost five decades. Those laws have forced almost all third-party candidates to identify themselves as "independents" on Tennessee ballots.

Read the entire story here, and the decision here.

Congratulations to the voters and the Libertarian Party of Tennessee! 

h/t Scott Williamson and Daniel Lewis.