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Progressive activist Jerry Segal denied spot on Maryland's U.S. Senate ballot

Progressive activist Jerry Segal denied spot on Maryland's U.S. Senate ballot

Progressive activist Jerry Segal's request to appear on Maryland's U.S. Senate ballot has been denied by the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

"We knew that it was a big lift for them to change the ballot at this point, but it was something that was doable," Segal said Friday.

Segal had hoped to appear on the ballot representing the “Bread and Roses” party, which he said emphasizes promoting peace internationally and creating an equitable society at home.

Segal, 74, of Montgomery County, was on the Democratic primary ballot on June 26 after spending more than $1 million on the race.

Sen. Ben Cardin won the nomination and is seeking his third team on Nov....

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