John Christopher BurtonIndependent
2006: [Primary] Independent Candidate for CD-29 (ran with the Socialist Equality Party)*
* The Los Angeles Registrar determined in August that nearly half of the 7,600 nominating signatures collected by the Burton campaign were invalid.
“This decision is outrageous,” Burton said. “It is, however, in line with the experiences of the SEP nationally. Independent and third party candidates face extraordinary obstacles to obtaining ballot status. - Source: World Socialist Web Site