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Desperation: Florida Democrats File a Lawsuit to Take Sanders Off Primary Ballot

Courthouse News Service reported on Democrat’s latest efforts to derail 2020 presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders.

Democrat voters in Florida’s Panhandle filed a lawsuit on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 contending that Sanders should be listed as an independent candidate for the state’s primary on May 17 because he’s technically not a Democrat.

Veterans and lifelong Democrats Frank Bach and George Brown filed the suit in Leon County Circuit Court. Their complaint argues that Florida law requires a candidate to run for the party that they are affiliated with.

Tallahassee-based lawyer Karen Grievers wrote the filing. The two plaintiffs assert that having Sanders on the Democratic ballot will “adversely affect their right to have the Democratic presidential preference primary limited to those who are, in fact, Democrats.”

Read the full story from Big League Politics

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