Greens Urge Public Support For Nader And Romanelli Lawsuits Alleging Legal Abuse Of Elections By Democrats

Lawsuits undertaken by Ralph Nader and US Senate candidate Carl Romanelli show evidence of Democratic Party abuse of the legal system, intimidation, and rigging of elections comparable to Republican election abuses in 2000 and 2004 Romanelli, 2006 Green candidate for US Senate, seeks appeal on punitive expenses levied by a Pennsylvania court meant to threaten third party and independent candidates with financial ruin for running for office; the court's decision also intimidates lawyers from representing such candidates WASHINGTON, DC -- Green Party leaders urged national attention and support for legal efforts by Ralph Nader and Carl Romanelli to ensure fair elections in the face of patently unfair election rules and underhanded tactics by Democratic Party operatives to block Green, other third party, and independent candidates. "The vicious tactics used by Democrats against Greens and independents in Pennsylvania and other states are comparable to the Republican manipulation of national elections that we witnessed in 2000 and 2004," said Liz Arnone, co-chair of the Green Party of the United States. "In all these cases, Democrats and Republicans alike have betrayed an exclusive sense of entitlement that led them to rig the vote." Continue reading