Republicans, Libertarians file petition against straight-ticket voting

New Mexico
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The state Supreme Court could hear oral arguments on straight ticket voting next week.

Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver says she brought straight-ticket voting back to make voting quicker and easier.

Straight ticket voting lets voters cast a single vote for all candidates of one party.

The Albuquerque Journal reports top state Republicans and Libertarians filed a petition with the Supreme Court.

They argue straight-ticket voting benefits, Democrats.

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