Candidate, Ralph David Abernathy III, disqualified from running for State Senate seat due to bounced check.

Topic: Elections, Decided by: Judge Malihi 
Docket Number: 98-005-60 , Decision Date: July 8, 1998 
Attachment: Click here to download the decision. 

Mr. Ralph David Abernathy III, the incumbent Senator for Senate District 38, submitted a personal check to pay his qualifying fee.  When this personal check was returned for insufficient funds after the close of the qualifying period, the Secretary of State was authorized to remove Mr. Abernathy’s name from the ballot for failure to pay the requisite qualifying fee.

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