Ray Jones, whose effort to get on the ballot for the May 12 City Council special election was denied by the 14th Court of Appeals last week, has taken his efforts to the State Supreme Court. His writ of mandamus and petition for emergency relief are here for your perusal, in Word format:
I’m no more impressed with these arguments than I was with the previous ones, and I do not expect them to carry the day for Jones. It won’t help him with this election, but the solution he needs is a legislative one, and it’s one I’d support if he chooses to pursue it. We’ll see if the Supremes are as swift in rendering judgment as the Appeals Court was.