As we mentioned here, Onorato's Boys challenged Rick's petitions. Here's the latest on this story from the Swartz Campaign:
About an hour before the court date, Rick Swartz's redoubtable lawyer, Chuck Pascal, got the news: he, and we, had disproved, countered, or otherwise de-fanged enough of their challenges. They threw in the towel.
Maybe it was the 92 year-old who wrote, "I have been living at this address since 1927."
Maybe it was the affidavit from Ben Woods (who is, indeed, a Democrat...).
Maybe it was the people we had ready to come in and testify.
Maybe they were just wasting our precious time from day 1.
We'll never know.
But, one way or another, Rick is on the ballot, and the campaign is moving forward.
Rick could definitely use a little bit of people's money (hint, hint...and yes, we're looking into ways to take web donations and stay within campaign finance rules...but don't let that stop you from mailing a small check, using the "issues coding" process).
And, Rick's website is up now (hot off the presses from yours truly):