Plaintiffs Interviewed on Pacifica Radio

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Rubin v. Bowen: Third-Party Challenge to Unconstitutional Prop 14

by Felipe Messina (info [at]

Tuesday Apr 10th, 2012 3:18 AM

Yesterday, KPFA Radio’s The Morning Mix spoke with representatives from California’s third-parties about their legal challenge to Proposition 14, Rubin v. Bowen, which created the new statewide ‘Top Two’ electoral system. Under this system, the rigged de facto two-party system has now been virtually codified in California. Given the obscene amounts of corporate funding expended by the pro-1% Democrat and Republican parties, third-party voters are, essentially, disenfranchised under this clearly unconstitutional legislation.
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First court hearing on April 10

After two months of delays, a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of California’s new “top two” election scheme will be heard in Alameda County Superior Court on Tuesday, April 10.

The plaintiffs encourage supporters in the Bay Area to attend this important court hearing.

The hearing is scheduled for 9:00am on April 10 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.