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Petition Residence Requirement Struck (access required)

In this case challenging Virginia electoral law and remanded by the 4th Circuit, the Richmond U.S. District Court grants summary judgment to plaintiff, a candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives and holds that Virginia’s district residency requirement for candidates for political office imposes an unconstitutional burden on plaintiff’s rights. Given the availability of other equally ...