Rick Perry, who along with Newt Gingrich and several other candidates didn’t make the Virginia Republican presidential primary ballot, is taking the ballot access fight to court.
“Gov. Perry greatly respects the citizens and history of the Commonwealth of Virginia and believes Virginia Republicans should have greater access to vote for one of the several candidates for President of the United States,” Perry campaign spokesperson Ray Sullivan said in a statement.
The suit challenges “the constitutional validity of the Virginia statute which regulates access to the ballot by presidential candidates and limits the rights of voters to vote for the candidate of their choice,” the campaign said.
Read the Perry filing here.