10 January 2014
By Richard Winger
Ballot Access News
"On January 9, a U.S. District Court Magistrate denied Michigan’s attempt
to dismiss Erard v Ruth Johnson, eastern district, 2:12cv-13627. The
case had been filed by a Socialist Party candidate for Congress in 2012,
and argues that Michigan’s ballot access laws relating to
newly-qualifying parties are unconstitutional. The Report, written by Magistrate Laurie Michelson, is 71 pages long...."