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Title "Blankenship v. Newsom"
Date November 5, 2020
Author Stanford-MIT Healthy Elections Project
Author Institution Stanford, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
External Link https://healthyelections-case-tracker.stanford.edu/detail?id=20
Abstract According to their summary as of 11/05/2020,
In California, nomination papers for an independent nominee for President must be circulated for signatures and receive the signatures of 1% of the statewide registered voters for the nominee to appear on the ballot. California issued social distancing orders in response to COVID-19, which did not explicitly provide an exception for nominee signature collection. Congressional candidate Blankenship and registered voter Pursche sued for a judgment declaring California’s ballot-access requirements unconstitutional and for TROs to prohibit their enforcement for California’s November 3, 2020 general election.
Source Stanford-MIT Healthy Elections Project


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