Vermont court action affects all independent candidates

— I was a 2012 candidate for governor of Vermont. Apparently, another candidate (independent candidate Emily Peyton) has filed a court action, but I don't see it on the court website.

(Peyton seeks to force a private newspaper to include her in a political debate in order to afford her a broader platform to express her views. Settle law, however, protects a private entity from publishing a message it does not want to convey.)

If this action has been filed, the court should please tell me how... because I believe I have a right to know because the outcome of the case will affect my next political race for governor of Vermont in 2014.

I believe that, because the outcome will directly affect me, the Superior Court, Chittenden Unit, Civil Division, should keep me warned and informed.

Any concept, from anyone, that this case only affects one plaintiff, one of the non-major party candidates for governor, when in fact, there were more than one non-major party candidates for governor, is an error.

Furthermore, if what the attorneys for the Burlington Free Press, et al., actually filed with the court, then they made a serious error of fact.

If this case has actually been filed, I also need to see the responses of WPTZ and WCAX.

Cris Ericson


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