Tag: incumbent protection act

Federal court strikes down Incumbent Protection Act

A federal court ruled Friday that the so-called Incumbent Protection Act violates the free association clause of the First Amendment as applied to political parties in the state.

Moxley campaign files motion for federal intervention in nomination case

Republican State Senate candidate Dan Moxley’s campaign filed a motion for intervention in support of the Republican 24th State Senate District’s Legislative District Committee’s federal lawsuit against Virginia’s Incumbent Protection Act in the Virginia Western District Federal Court yesterday.