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The “ballot-order statute” requires that major-party candidate names be listed in inverse order from their party’s performance in the last general election. In this photo, a voter places his ballot in the ballot counter at a downtown Minneapolis polling site as part of Minnesota’s Super Tuesday presidential nomination primary March 3. (AP photo: Jim Mone)

‘Ballot-order statute’ injunction stayed

Staying a federal judge’s injunction pending appeal, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has relegated DFL candidates to last place on the general-election ballot, at least among their major-party rivals.

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Kevin Featherly, who joined BridgeTower Media in mid-2016, is a journalist and former freelance writer who has covered politics, law, business, technology and popular culture for publications and websites in the Twin Cities and nationally since the mid-1990s.

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