Sunday, July 29, 2018
West Virginia Secretary Of State Bars Third-Party Bid By Blankenship
by DOUG MATACONIS via Outside the Beltway
West Virginia’s Secretary of State has ruled that Don Blankenship, who came in third place in the Republican Primary to face Senator Joe Manchin, cannot appear on the ballot as the nominee of the Constitution Party due to the state’s “sore loser” law. Read more HERE
Editor's Note: I just want to say this is hogwash. I am not a fan of sore loser laws. Why are their restraints on democracy? Just another hurdle for third parties and another asterisk for democracy in America.