Arizona: Residency requirement struck down

Thu, Jan 28 2010 — Source: Arizona Busines Gazette

Arizona cannot legally bar residents of other states from serving as petition circulators to help a political party get on the ballot, a federal judge has ruled. U.S. District Judge Susan Bolton rejected arguments by Secretary of State Ken Bennett that limiting the right to circulate these petitions to Arizona residents is necessary to prevent fraud.

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