Nebraska: Trial Set Over Petition Rules

Wed, Mar 2 2011 — Source: Omaha World Herald

An April trial has been set in a constitutional challenge to Nebraska laws that govern petition signature requirements for ballot initiatives and independent candidates. The American Civil Liberties Union of Nebraska said in the 2009 lawsuit that changes to state law made in 2007 and 2008 unfairly burden independent candidates and residents trying to get initiatives on the ballot, thus violating protected political speech.

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