Lawsuit begins to move in Idaho court
BOISE, Idaho: In Idaho, the state U.S. District Court is hearing a case that could challenge the ban on out-of-state circulators for independent presidential candidates. The case, Daien v. Ysursa was filed on April 7, 2009. According to reports, the first brief on the case is due on September 8, 2009.
The lawsuit was filed by Donald N. Daien, a resident of Arizona, because he wanted to help Ralph Nader to appear on the Idaho ballot last year. He stated that he wanted to help other candidates appear on ballot in the future, giving him reason to file the lawsuit on January 16, 2009.