Elections Laws Illegally Force Some Candidates to Falsely State “No Party Preference”

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October 8, 2015

Contact: Brendan Hamme at 714-450-3963, bhamme@aclusocal.org

(Los Angeles, CA) – California’s Elections Code discriminates against candidates affiliated with so-called “non-qualified” parties by forcing them to falsely state “Party Preference: None” on the ballot when they clearly prefer a political party, the ACLU Foundation of Southern California and pro-bono attorneys charged in a lawsuit filed today.