Posted on October 23, 2012 by the Website Workers Council
In Rubin v. Bowen, three political parties and their candidates are challenging California's new Top Two election system and it's impact on ballot access. The plaintiffs encourage supporters of the suit to attend court hearings.
The Peace and Freedom Party is one of the plaintiffs in this suit.
A hearing on our constitutional challenge to California’s top two elections has been scheduled for October 29. This hearing will about defendant Debra Bowen’s "demurrer" to the suit (a demurrer is a motion to dismiss a suit before trial). Unless the court accepts the defendant’s motion, there will be further hearings on the merits of our case.
The plaintiffs encourage supporters in the Bay Area to attend this important court hearing.
The hearing is scheduled for 9:00am on Monday, October 29 in Department 16 of the court, located at 1221 Oak Street in Oakland, before Judge Lawrence John Appel. If there are last minute changes in the schedule, they will be posted here as soon as we learn about them.