Case No. 3:21cv671-MCR-ZCB.

640 F.Supp.3d 1265 (2022)

Kells HETHERINGTON, Plaintiff, v. Ginger Bowden MADDEN, in her official capacity as State Attorney for the First Judicial Circuit in and for Escambia County, et al., Defendants.

United States District Court, N.D. Florida, Pensacola Division.

Signed November 8, 2022.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Owen Dennis Yeates , Multnomah County District Attorney'S Office, Portland, OR, Ryan Morrison , Pro Hac Vice, Institute for Free Speech, Washington, DC, for Plaintiff.

Jennifer Sniadecki , Mark Leonard Bonfanti , Bonfanti & Sniadecki PA, Destin, FL, for Defendants.


Plaintiff Kells Hetherington, a candidate for the nonpartisan office of school board member in the 2018 and 2022 elections, brought this suit pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983, asserting that his First Amendment political speech rights are violated by Florida...

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