Rick Perry files lawsuit to get on Virginia primary ballot

WASHINGTON — Republican presidential hopeful Rick Perry filed a lawsuit in federal court to get his name on the Virginia primary ballot, according to a story in businessinsider.com.

Perry, currently the governor of Texas, will not be on the Virginia primary ballot for the state’s March 6 primary after his campaign did not file the required number of valid signatures by the deadline.

Newt Gingrich, another republican presidential hopeful, failed to submit enough signatures, too, and will also not be on the ballot.

To read the lawsuit, click here.

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