Wisconsin Won't Enforce Presidential Elector Residency Requirement, Puts Green Party and Socialist Equality Party Presidential Candidates on Ballot

On August 14, the Wisconsin state elections office determined that Jill Stein (Green Party presidential nominee) and Jerry White (Socialist Equality Party presidential nominee) should be on the November ballot, even though their slate of presidential elector candidates did not include at least one resident of each U.S. House district. The office made this decision based on a 2004 precedent from the State Supreme Court that Ralph Nader had won.

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