With ballot due date nearing, solicitors argue over withdrawn signatures from payday financing measure

With ballot due date nearing, solicitors argue over withdrawn signatures from payday financing measure

An attorney representing opponents of the ballot concern asking voters to cap payday loan prices told a judge additional time is required to investigate exactly how many signatures in the petition drive had been from voters whom don’t know very well what these were signing.

Solicitors Secretary that is representing of Bob Evnen additionally the sponsors associated with petition drive — Nebraskans for Responsible Lending — said the due date for eliminating signatures through the petition drive had passed and that the claims by Brian Chaney of “fraud or misbehavior” against circulators had been unfounded.

The process towards the measure decreasing the cap on pay day loan prices from 400% to 36per cent — the third filed to quit the effort from going before voters on Nov. 3 — comes times before Friday’s due date for certifying ballots for the election that is general. Continue reading “With ballot due date nearing, solicitors argue over withdrawn signatures from payday financing measure”