US Elections & Politics
By Alan Gilman, 7 July 2020
The 9-0 ruling was driven by mounting fears that the outcome of future presidential elections—including the 2020 election—will be seen as illegitimate and undemocratic.
Michigan Governor Whitmer argues SEP candidates should have petitioned for ballot status during the peak of the pandemic
By Kevin Reed, 30 June 2020
Democratic Party defendants in the lawsuit filed by the SEP against ballot access requirements in Michigan have responded by arguing that supporters of Kishore and Santa Cruz should have endangered their lives and those of the public by collecting voter signatures.
The fight to put the SEP on the ballot continues as Illinois court denies challenge to relaxed ballot access rules
By Kristina Betinis, 23 June 2020
An appeals court denied a challenge to an April ruling that the pandemic and social distancing presented a “nearly insurmountable hurdle” to the in-person collection of tens of thousands of signatures.
By Patrick Martin, 4 June 2020
Steve King fell out of favor with his party by saying too blatantly what Trump and his cronies really think.
By Evan Blake, 29 May 2020
Following Bernie Sanders’s endorsement of Biden, the Green Party and its presumptive presidential nominee Hawkins are presenting themselves as the continuation of Sanders’s “political revolution.”
By Jacob Crosse, 28 May 2020
Within the last two weeks, the self-styled progressive has backtracked on two core campaign pledges