Florida Supreme Court to decide Nader's ballot status late Friday Chris Buell at 1:27 PM ET
The Florida Supreme Court is expected to rule late Friday on whether Ralph Nader will appear on the November ballot for the Reform Party. During oral arguments earlier this morning, attorneys for the state Democratic party argued that the Reform Party was not a legitimate party under Florida law and should therefore not appear on the ballot, while Reform Party lawyers argued that the party remained legitimate. Watch recorded video of the oral arguments. The court is expected to issue a decision quickly to to meet a state law requirement that absentee ballots be mailed by Saturday.
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