AP Local News
The fledgling party challenged a state law that required it to
collect at least 250 petition signatures from party members to put
its candidate for governor on the ballot last year. It also said a
law barring nonresidents from collecting petition signatures was
A federal judge in South Dakota ruled in the state's favor on
both counts last summer.
The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday turned down
the Constitution Party's appeal.
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