Natural Law Party of Texas v. Bomer (James R. Nowlin, W.D. Tex. 1:00 cv 592)
A district judge determined that it was proper for election officials to use statistical sampling to determine that a new political party had not submitted enough signatures to qualify for a general election ballot. Moreover, the party waited four weeks to file its complaint and then another week to seek an injunction.
Topics: Getting on the ballot; laches; interlocutory appeal.
One of many Case Studies in Emergency Election Litigation.