Ohio LP asks sixth circuit to invalidate ballot access law

ImageOn November 19, the Ohio Libertarian Party filed a notice of appeal to the Sixth Circuit Court, over whether the ballot access laws recently written by the state legislature violate the Ohio Constitution.

The Ohio Constitution states that all recognized parties must nominate by primary, yet the ballot access laws written in 2013 state that new parties cannot nominate by primary.

Further, the petition deadline for new parties is in July, but primaries in Ohio are held in March in Presidential years, and May in other years.

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