Those involved on both sides of Ralph Nader's attempt to get on Pennsylvania ballots say that without the attorneys and technology the Reed Smith firm invested in challenging the independent candidate's nominating petitions, Nader would today be threatening a repeat of his role in the 2000 election. And, say election law specialists, Reed Smith's intense involvement might have changed the rules of the game for future ballot fights.
Reed Smith Lawyers Played Crucial Role in Nader Campaign's Pa. Demise
The Legal Intelligencer
November 2, 2004