Constitutional Challenge to NYS Election Law
Updated: Sep 2, 2019
On Tuesday, August 5, 2019, Santiago Burger LLP and Holtzman Vogel Josefiak Torchinsky PLLC filed a lawsuit on behalf of concerned clients, challenging the constitutionality of New York State Election Law provisions that deprive minor parties of their own clearly marked ballot lines on Election Day. This law provides an unfair advantage to the two major parties (who enacted the challenges law) and violates new minor parties’ rights to free speech, free association, and equal protection of the laws. Read the full Petition-Complaint here.
Upstate Jobs Party's founder Martin Babinec addressed Plaintiffs' challenge to the domination of the two-party ballot system today.