Block v. Mollis (2009)
Category: Due Process Rights of Candidates Voting Rights
Federal lawsuit challenging a state statute that requires a group seeking recognition as a new political party to collect signatures representing 5% of the voter turnout for the previous Gubernatorial election, and bars collections of those signatures in an off- election year. The court ruled the latter provision unconstitutional, and awarded attorneys’ fees.
Cooperating Attorney: Mark W. Freel