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Board of Elections chair dismisses suit by candidate (access required)

Where the Virginia Republican Committee chairman concluded that a candidate for office had insufficient signatures on her voter forms, her subsequent suit against the Board of Elections chair was dismissed. The Republican party is a private organization, and no Virginia law suggests that the board had the power to review the party chairman’s decision. Background On April ...