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Court Date Set for Hearing in Case Against Implementation of California's "Top-Two" System

Published on August 14, 2010, by in General.

A Superior Court in San Francisco will hear arguments in Field v Bowen on September 14, at 9:30 a.m.  This is the lawsuit that challenges two aspects of the California top-two system:  (1) the ban on counting any write-in votes in November for Congress and partisan state offfice; (2) the discriminatory policy that lets some, but not all, candidates list their party affiliation on the ballot.

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  1. The San Francisco Mini-state Parliament Circuit #2
    http://www.usparliament.org/ss11-2.htm

    San Francisco and San Matao Counties

    John Entwistle [Hemp], Dennis Peron [Republican], Jason Tulley [Pot], Kia Buffalo [Kia Buffalo]

  2. Demo Rep

    (1) 14th Amdt, Sec. 2
    (2) 14th Amdt, Sec. 1 – EPC

    Difficult ONLY for lawyers and judges to understand ???

  3. […] “This is the lawsuit that challenges two aspects of the California top-two system: (1) the ban on counting any write-in votes in November for Congress and partisan state office; (2) the discriminatory policy that lets some, but not all, candidates list their party affiliation on the ballot,” Winger wrote at Ballot Access News. […]

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