[Marxism] Nader/Camejo federal lawsuit naming Kerry/Edwards/DP conspiracy against voters rights
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Sat Aug 28 18:07:31 MDT 2004
Saturday Special election coverage: Nader files federal lawsuit naming
Kerry, Edwards... and Madigan
NEW YORK, NEW YORK -- A lawsuit was filed yesterday in federal court in
the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, naming John
Kerry and John Edwards as defendants who have actively conspired to
prevent the development of a national third party by impeding the
effort of Ralph Nader and Peter Camejo to be listed on the ballot in
states across the country, including Illinois.
Along with Kerry and Edwards, the lawsuit names as defendants
organizations and individuals who have played key roles in the effort
to deprive Nader/Camejo access to the ballot including: the Democrat
National Committee and its chair Terry McAuliffe, Speaker of the
Illinois House of Representatives Michael Madigan, former Congressman
Toby Moffet, TheNaderFactor.com president David Jones, Multnomah County
Democrat Party chair Jeff Merrick, and others.
Plaintiffs in the lawsuit are independent voters from seven states who
want the opportunity to vote for the Nader/Camejo ticket to further the
process of developing America's independent political movement and to
create a broad based national third party.
The suit charges that in early 2004 defendants urged Nader not to run
for president as an independent and when he did not acquiesce in their
demand, embarked on a conspiracy to deny him ballot access in as many
states as possible, thereby impeding the development of a third party.
Plaintiffs include independent voters from Illinois, New York, Texas,
California, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Georgia are joined by The
Committee for a Unified Independent Party, a not-for-profit whose
purpose is to expand political participation and further the growth of
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