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CCD Wins Petitioning Relief for Minor party and Independent Candidates in IL
CCD Wins Judgment Protecting Citizens' Right to Form New Political Parties in Maine
In a major victory for Maine voters and minor parties, a federal court has declared unconstitutional two provisions of Maine law...
Can States Bar Citizens From Serving in Public Office Based on Partisan Affiliation?
Today the Supreme Court is in conference to decide whether to accept the petition for certiorari filed in Libertarian Party of Ohio v....
Who's the "Extremist" Here?
CCD frequently submits letters to the editor that are published in major news media. See here, here, here and here. When they are not...
CCD Wins 6th Circuit Appeal in Case Striking Down Michigan Requirements for Independent Candidates
In a major victory for independent candidates and their supporters in Michigan, the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals today affirmed the...
CCD Urges Iowa Gov. Reynolds not to Sign Unconstitutional Legislation
On February 25, 2021, CCD sent Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds this letter urging her not to sign HF590 and SF413 into law on the ground that...
CCD Gets a Shout-Out on Kara Swisher's NYT Podcast "Sway" with Mark Cuban
In case you missed it -- entrepreneur Mark Cuban recently joined Sway, Kara Swisher's New York Times podcast, for a wide-ranging...
CCD Seeks Supreme Court Review in Ballot Initiative Case
In partnership with the outstanding teams at the Northwestern Supreme Court Practicum and Sidley Austin LLP, and with CCD Advisory Board...
Join Us for a Direct Democracy Forum Tonight!
CCD founder and legal counsel Oliver Hall is pleased to join former Illinois Governor Pat Quinn and others for the Citizen Advocacy...
Nov 30, 2020
Join Us for a Panel Discussion on Direct Democracy in America
On December 1, 2020, CCD founder and legal counsel Oliver Hall will participate in a panel discussion on the status of initiatives and...
Nov 3, 2020
Business Insider Piece Exposes the Difficulty of Petitioning During a Pandemic
This spring, CCD filed a lawsuit to challenge Ohio's strict enforcement of its in-person petitioning requirements as applied during the...