Calif: NJ ruling a bad election precedent

Oct. 5, 2002 at 3:31 AM

SACRAMENTO, Oct. 5 (UPI) -- California's Secretary of State, Bill Jones -- a Republican -- filed an amicus brief asking the Supreme Court to overturn the New Jersey court's decision to allow the Democratic Party of New Jersey to replace Sen. Robert Torricelli on the upcoming election's ballot. "Jones is concerned about the potential precedent it could set in terms of federal elections in California," said Jones' spokeswoman Beth Miller.

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