Saturday, August 23, 2014

Socialists Will Not Make the Ballot in Michigan

23 August 2014

By Sarah Ferris
Washington Post

"A federal appeals court ruled against a group of Socialists in Michigan this week, rejecting claims that the state’s election laws discriminated against new parties. . . . .  Michigan’s Socialist Party was first formed in 1901, though it has been reenergized in the last decade. The party has run candidates in multiple statewide elections since 2004. . .."

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Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Courts Won't Put Socialists on Michigan Ballot

20 August 2014

By Associated Press
Detroit Free Press

"A federal appeals court has turned down a request to place five Socialist Party candidates on the November ballot. The court recently ruled that Matt Erard hasn't demonstrated that granting an injunction is in the public's interest...."

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