Emineth – Motion for Expedited Hearing on Motion for Permanent Injunction

CCP has asked that the North Dakota District Court to expedite its consideration of the case due to the impending election. A copy of the motion can be accessed here.

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CCP’s North Dakota Challenge Piques Interest

The Center for Competitive Politics, representing former North Dakota Republic Party Chairman Gary Emineth, filed a lawsuit challenging a North Dakota ban on campaigning on election day. From the Associated press article “Ex-GOP leader fights ND Election Day campaign ban“: The law, which dates to 1911, bars anyone from attempting to influence others to vote, […]

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Daily Media Links 10/18: Round two over, Obama and Romney back to campaign trail, Can Employers Tell Their Workers How to Vote?, and more…

In the News Huffington Post: North Dakota Election: National Group Sues To Overturn Election Day Campaigning Ban   By John Celock A conservative group that helped lead the legal battle that would eventually allow for the creation of super PACs is now working to overturn North Dakota’s ban on election day campaigning, arguing it violates […]

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Daily Media Links 10/17: Lobbyists Might Join Romney’s Team, Romney fundraising plan comes with risks, and more…

NATIONAL, POLITICAL and LEGAL CCP Media Watch: Wired’s Big Miss  By Joe Trotter The app they are promoting links the individual donor information (required by the FEC) to that individual’s place of employment and lists the employers name, thereby giving the anti-speech crowd a platform upon which to create the false image that the companies […]

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In the News: Associated Press: Ex-GOP leader fights ND Election Day campaign ban

By Dale Wetzel: BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — A former North Dakota Republican Party chairman who doesn’t want to take down the political signs in his yard before Nov. 6 has filed a federal lawsuit challenging a century-old state law that bans campaigning on Election Day. Gary Emineth argued Wednesday that the ban violates the free-speech rights of Republicans and […]

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In the News: Huffington Post: North Dakota Election: National Group Sues To Overturn Election Day Campaigning Ban

John Celock from the Huffington Post: A conservative group that helped lead the legal battle that would eventually allow for the creation of super PACs is now working to overturn North Dakota’s ban on election day campaigning, arguing it violates the First Amendment. The Center for Competitive Politics is representing former North Dakota Republican Party Chairman Gary […]

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Daily Media Links 10/16: Law firms’ revolving door turns faster as election draws near, Lobbyists ready for a comeback under Romney, and more…

In the News CUNY Forum: Latest edition: Elections & Campaign Finance in 2012: Citizens vs. Goliath?   Moderator Bob Liff and a panel of experts debate campaign finance reform and its impact on the 2012 Elections in Washington and New York. What’s the prospect for popular democracy in an era of Super Pacs and unlimited campaign […]

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CCP Files Election-Day Free Speech Challenge in North Dakota

CONTACT: Sarah Lee, Communications Director, 770.598.7961 ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Center for Competitive Politics filed a lawsuit today in the United States District Court for the District of North Dakota, challenging a state ban on “electioneering on election day.” The complaint states that the ban, which prohibits all election-day attempts to “induce or persuade” any North Dakota […]

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Media Watch: Wired’s Big Miss

Wired magazine has decided to wade into the world of campaign finance.  In a post on their website yesterday, entitled “Who Bought Your Politician? Check With Our Embeddable Widget,” Wired introduced a so-called “Influence Tracker”: Ask politicians whether campaign contributions influence their decisions, and they’ll tell you certainly not. Ask any citizen, and they’ll likely […]

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Daily Media Links 10/15: Changing campaign-finance laws might not deter corruption, Romney tries to bury Obama in ads, and more…

Independent groups Weekly Standard: Unions Fine Members Who Don’t Show Support for Elizabeth Warren By Michael Warren A GOP source sends along this video, shot by a Republican tracker, of a union member supporting Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren outside of a debate Wednesday night in Springfield, Massachusetts. The cameraman asks the union member if he […]

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The Center for Competitive Politics is now the Institute for Free Speech.