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Nader off the Arkansas ballot

AP reports: A circuit judge ordered third-party presidential candidate Ralph Nader's name taken off the Arkansas ballot Monday.

Circuit Judge Timothy Fox concluded that a political group attempting to certify Nader's name for the ballot did not meet state criteria to get a candidate on the ballot.

Fox ordered Secretary of State Charlie Daniels to immediately recall the list of candidates so that Nader and running mate Peter Camejo no longer appear.

The judge ruled that supporters of the former Green Party presidential candidate didn't follow Arkansas' rules for nominating Nader as the candidate of their political group -- the Populist Party of Arkansas. Official forms from the Secretary of State did not have a space for identifying the party name. -- Nader's Name Stricken From Arkansas Ballot (AP via TheHometownChannel.com)