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Mayoral nominating petition requirements modified (access required)

Where plaintiffs claim that the requirements to be placed on the ballot for the 2020 Richmond mayoral election place a “severe” burden on plaintiff candidate’s “voting, associational and expressive rights guaranteed by the First Amendment” in light of restrictions imposed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the court grants injunctive relief. Plaintiffs and various election officials ...