It is 2012, it is a presidential election year. That means there are potential problems for military personnel (active, Guard, Reserve, or retired) who want to be involved in the political process.... more
Robocallsautomated phone calls delivered by computer systemshave been in the news lately as a part of the presidential primary campaigns.They provide a cheap way to reach thousands, or millions, of... more
Understand the Issues.
A candidate’s domain name plays an important role in sharing his or her message with likely voters. What if a candidate’s domain name is already taken by a third party? What... more
There are 'truth in lending' laws and 'truth in advertising' laws. But, 'truth in politics' laws? .
In a case with national implications, the Supreme Court in the State of Washington struck down... more
Open letter regarding Georgia Presidential Preference Primaries by
G. Jason Thompson
The Thompson Law Firm, PC
This is the most important election of our lifetimes is not just a clich, but the... more
The decision to challenge another candidate's candidacy should not be taken lightly or for reasons other than submission deficiencies or the failure to properly follow election laws.
In some Illinois jurisdictions, judges are elected in subcircuits. Must a candidate in a judicial subcircuit election reside within the subcircuit?
The Illinois Supreme Court recently held that... more