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Challenge to Maryland’s ballot signature policy fails (access required)

The Libertarian Party of Maryland’s challenge to the state’s requirement for placing a candidate on the ballot –  the signatures of 10,000 registered Maryland voters collected within two years of the filing date – was properly dismissed. As a matter of law, there is a “reasonable” fit between the signature policy and Maryland’s interest in ensuring ...