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  • BREAKING: Perry, Gingrich, Santorum, Huntsman Will Not Be on Virginia Ballot

    BREAKING NEWS—Rick Perry, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum, and Jon Huntsman will not be on the Virginia GOP ballot.

    Federal district court Judge John Gibney has just issued a ruling in Richmond finding that the Virginia requirement that ballot petition circulators must be state residents is a violation of the First Amendment. However, he also held that the four GOP candidates who failed to make it onto the Virginia ballot because they did not meet the 10,000-signature requirement had waited too late to raise their constitutional claims. (Perry did not file suit until the end of December and the other three candidates joined his lawsuit last week.)

    Under the legal doctrine of laches, parties with a claim have an obligation to assert it and cannot engage in unreasonable or unjustified delay.

     

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    4 Responses to BREAKING: Perry, Gingrich, Santorum, Huntsman Will Not Be on Virginia Ballot

    1. Free Spirit says:

      This is huge news. We now have a Romney-Paul race for the nomination.

    2. Obama will use this stuff against Romney , even Bring up Jack Abramoff and I bet they even bring Jack Abramoff out for Main Stream media Interviews during the General Election to Make these claims in these Links , Obama will WIN if Romney is GOP Nominee !!!!
      http://www.dailykos.com/story/2011/12/19/1046286/http://www.dailykos.com/story/2011/12/10/1043917/
      http://www.dailykos.com/story/2011/02/18/946618/-
      http://freedomismist.blogspot.com/2011/12/mitt-ro

      http://www.bankruptcycorruption.com/2011/12/laser
      Delaware District Court Federal Justice) and/or any other persons now known or currently hidden who
      did benefit, conspire, collude, Intimidate Victim or Witness (such as Scott Henkin, Jack Abramoff and
      Jack Abramoff's self proclaimed associate Johann Hamerski who has pursued the demise of the eToys
      shareholder Robert Alber that did join this whistle blower once the “Smoking Gun” was placed into
      the public docket) (we have a copy of Congress records documenting that Jack Abramoff's/ associates
      did seek to illicitly control the Region 3 US Trustee's office for the sake of guarantee of Scheme to Fix
      Fees in violation of 18 USC § 155 Fee Fixing) – This, I Steven “LASER” Haas do testify is True.

    3. GrandmaInVA says:

      Can Virginian's write their vote in?

    4. Blair Franconia, NH says:

      Let them on the ballot.

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