Florida judge keeps Nader off ballot

Leon County Circuit Judge Kevin Davey has issued a temporary injunction barring state officials from putting Reform Party candidate Ralph Nader on the ballot. Judge Davey, who acted Wednesday night, has scheduled a second hearing for today to determine whether the case should go to trial. Secretary of State Glenda Hood had planned to certify ballots for the 67 counties today. Judge Davey sided with attorney for the Democratic party and an independent group of voters who argued that the Reform Party is not a viable party. Currently, Nader appears on the ballot of 23 states and hopes to be included on 45 ballots. South Florida's Sun Sentinel has more.

 

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