State election law allows Lieberman to obtain his own ballot line by creating a party, if only in name. Connecticut for Lieberman has no rules or members. Lieberman remains a registered Democrat and intends to be a member of the Democratic caucus if re-elected.
Because state law required the signatures to be filed on Aug. 9, Lieberman had to circulate the petitions while he still was running for the Democratic nomination. Connecticut is one of the few states that allows a candidate to hedge his bets with a dual campaign.
Thursday, August 24, 2006
Rules? We Don't Need no Stinkin Rules
For those wondering, here is the money paragraph from a story in the Courant.