Wyoming Liberty Group
CHEYENNE – Wyoming Liberty Group attorneys filed suit in the Wyoming federal district court today against Wyoming Secretary of State Max Maxfield, challenging the aggregate two-year individual contribution limit of $25,000 under Wyoming law as an unconstitutional abridgment of free speech. The suit is brought on behalf of Dan and Carleen Brophy of Wilson.
CHEYENNE – Wyoming Liberty Group attorneys filed a motion for preliminary injunction in the case Wills v. Mead today, asking the Wyoming federal court to block the enforcement of a state law that prohibits minor party and independent candidates from accepting political contributions before the August 19 primary.
CHEYENNE – Wyoming Liberty Group attorneys filed a lawsuit in Wyoming federal court today on behalf of Jennifer Young, Constitution Party candidate for Wyoming Secretary of State, and Don Wills, a Wyoming resident who wishes to contribute money to Young’s campaign, to challenge a state campaign finance law as discriminatory and censorious of free speech.
This week, the people in Virginia spoke and no amount of money could stop them. House Majority Leader Eric Cantor suffered a stinging loss to primary challenger Dave Brat. For those who despair the role of money in elections this primary upset is a curious case. Cantor, who raised nearly $5.5 million in funding, enjoyed a 26:1 cash advantage over Brat, who drummed up only $200,000 for his campaign.
SHERIDAN, WY – Wyoming Liberty Group attorney Steve Klein testified before the Joint Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions Committee today, his second appearance before the committee in their two-day meeting. Klein testified in favor of amending the Wyoming Election Code to comply with the recent United States Supreme Court decision McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, eliminating aggregate contribution limits to Wyoming candidates.
SHERIDAN, WY – Wyoming Liberty Group attorney Steve Klein testified before the Joint Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions Committee today at their first meeting before the 2015 Legislative Session. Klein testified in favor of changes to the Wyoming Election Code that relate to collecting signatures for ballot petitions.