Since I’ve now (foolishly) obligated myself to cover every twist and turn of the Dwayne Dobbins Saga: Pulaski County Attorney Karla Burnett tells the Arkansas Supreme Court that there’s no way to add Dobbins’ name to the ballot without delaying the November election, the AP’s Andrew Demillo reports. Dobbins appealed to the state’s top court this week after a Pulaski Circuit Judge denied his claim last week.
Ever get the feeling that you’re just not wanted? Dobbins, a Democrat whom the Democratic Party declined to certify for the ballot in his race to reclaim the District 29 seat, will not be seated if he is elected, due to a rule passed by the Arkansas House of Representatives in August.
If you’re just tuning in to this story, you can click “more” below to find a list of links to past discussions on this topic, so that I don’t have to explain it again.