Skip to comments.Cesar Chavez removed from ballot
Posted on 06/17/2014 10:29:55 PM PDT by Rabin
A relative of labor leader Cesar Chavez, filed a legal challenge on Tuesday to have a man using his grandfather's name stricken from the ballot in Arizona. The challenge, alleges that the man who changed his name to Cesar Chavez from Scott Fistler should be removed from the primary election ballot for misleading voters in the largely Hispanic seventh congressional district.
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Is the reason for changing your name a dis-qualifying agent for anything?
Since when is changing your name illegal?
Who can have a copywrite on a name? If that legal, I’ll claim “John Smith” and sue everybody that uses it without my permission.
Unfair to the candidate.
Would he have qualified otherwise? If so, then he should be on the ballot.
Do they think the famous Cesar Chavez is the only person ever named Cesar Chavez?
In California, female Hispanic candidates who are married to anglo men regularly revert to their maiden names when they run in a Hispanic district. It’s kind of hard to see how a BMW driving woman, living in a million dollar house, with kids in private schools, can in any way claim to be representative of the Hispanic community, but they do. In a number of instances, they rented apartments to establish residence in the Hispanic community, while continuing to live with the rich folks.
I’d give these guys a lot more credit if they’d also filed suit against the guy who changed his name to Donald Duck for not being an actual fowl.
Frag. “Id give these guys a lot more credit if theyd also filed suit against the guy who changed his name”
In California, female Hispanic candidates who are married to anglo men regularly revert to their maiden names when they run in a Hispanic district.
Bob Dornan , one of the best cong in recent history (B1-Bob) lost on SirName recog. Tribalism is alive & well. Want freedom? trust in god, keep the faith (stay engaged).
Rab loves the Cong Dornan.
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