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CCD Wins Petitioning Relief for Minor party and Independent Candidates in IL
Land of the Free?
Suppose you wanted to run for office, but you weren't exactly thrilled with the Republican or Democratic parties. Maybe, like Illinois...
CCD Files Constitutional Challenge to Indiana's Restrictive Ballot Access Laws
March 17, 2022 - On behalf of a coalition of minor political parties, independent candidates and their voter-supporters, CCD today filed...
CCD Wins Emergency Relief Placing Libertarians on Maine Ballot in 2022
On December 31, 2021, United States District Court Judge Lance E. Walker entered an order placing the Libertarian Party of Maine ("LPME")...
Dec 7, 2021
CCD to Fight FEC's $175,272 Demand Against 2016 Green Party Presidential Candidate Dr. Jill Stein
CCD is taking 2016 Green Party Presidential Candidate Dr. Jill Stein's long-running legal battle against the Federal Election Commission...
Nov 19, 2021
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...
Oct 29, 2021
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....
Jun 8, 2021
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...
Mar 29, 2021
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...
Feb 25, 2021
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...
Feb 9, 2021
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...