Tag: Virginia Republican primary
Those who wish to vote in the Virginia Republican Party presidential primary will have to sign a pledge that they are a member of the GOP.
A Richmond federal judge wrote today that the Virginia law requiring that persons who circulate petitions for primary candidates be state residents is likely to be held unconstitutional. The law was challenged by Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry and three other candidates who were excluded from the Virginia Republican primary ballot when they did not […]
The ACLU of Virginia on Thursday sent a letter to leaders of the Virginia Republican Party asking them to drop a requirement that voters in the upcoming primary sign a pledge to support the Party’s nominee in this year’s presidential elections. If the requirement is not removed, the ACLU is prepared to file a lawsuit […]
It looks like the 2012 Virginia Republican presidential primary will be a two-horse race. The Republican Party of Virginia reported on its Twitter feed that Texas Gov. Rick Perry and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich did not qualify for ballot access to the March 6 primary. That leaves former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and Texas […]