Elections – Civil Rights – Independent Candidate — Petition Signatures – Residency RequirementLux v. Judd A former independent candidate for Congress wins remand of his challenge to a Virginia statutory requirement that petition signatures in support of his candidacy be witnessed by a resident of the Congressional district; the 4th Circuit says the limited rationale underlying the case relied on by the lower court has been superseded by later Supreme Court cases.
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Published: July 14, 2011
Time posted: 1:15 pm
Tags: Civil Rights, Elections, Independent Candidate, Petition Signatures, Residency Requirement