Ohio GOP succeeds in eliminating competition by Libertarian candidate

As we wrote in March (see below), a federal judge felt the Republican Party of Ohio had a hand in actively working to remove Libertarian Party Gubernatorial candidate Charlie Earl off the May 6, 2014 primary ballot. In that March decision to keep Earl off the ballot, U.S. District Judge Michael Watson commented that Ohio Republicans appear to be behind the effort to disqualify Libertarian Party gubernatorial candidate Charlie Earl from the May primary ballot. Yesterday, May 1, 2014 lost an appeal to that decision and the Libertarian Party of Ohio has committed to appealing to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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