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Judge Blocks Minor Party Rules From Affecting 2014 Ballot

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January 8, 2014

A federal judge has blocked enforcement of a law that made it harder for minor party candidates to get on the ballot.

Minor Party Rules Clear House Despite Objection Of Dems.

The rules expected to be signed into law by the governor would require minor parties to gather signatures equal to one percent of the vote in the most recent election for governor or president, and that a minor party must get at least two percent of that total vote to qualify for future ballots.
31, 2013

A bill that would put new rules on minor party candidates has cleared a major legislative hurdle despite objections from Democrats who call it “The John Kasich Re-election Protection Act.”