No. 15-0320.

521 S.W.3d 729 (2017)

KING STREET PATRIOTS, Catherine Engelbrecht, Bryan Engelbrecht, and Diane Josephs, Petitioners, v. TEXAS DEMOCRATIC PARTY; Gilberto Hinojosa, Successor to Boyd Richie, in his Capacity as Chairman of the Texas Democratic Party; John Warren, in his Capacity as Democratic Nominee for Dallas County Clerk; and Ann Bennett, in her Capacity as the Democratic Nominee for Harris County Clerk, Respondents.

Supreme Court of Texas.


Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Kelly Greenwood Prather , The Greenwood Prather Law Firm, Houston, for Amicus Curiae Campaign Legal Center.

Joseph M. Nixon , N. Terry Adams Jr. , Nicholas D. Stepp , Akerman LLP, Houston, for Amicus Curiae Empower Texans, Texas Right to Life Committee, and Texas Homeschool Coalition.

Brantley D. Starr , Kristofer S. Monson , Scott A. Keller , W. Kenneth Paxton Jr. , Austin, for Amicus Curiae State of Texas.

Brock C. Akers , The Akers Firm, PLLC, Houston, Hiram S. Sasser III , Justin Butterfield , Kelly J. Shackelford , Liberty Legal Institute, Plano, James Bopp Jr. , Randy Elf , The Bopp Law Firm, P.C., Terre Haute IN, Jeffrey C. Mateer , Jonathan M. Saenz , Margaret A. Wilson , Austin, Michael S. Hull , Hull Hendricks L. L. P., Austin, for Petitioners.

Chad Wilson Dunn , Abbie Kamin , K. Scott Brazil , Brazil & Dunn, LLP, Houston, Richard Alan `Dicky' Grigg , Spivey & Grigg, LLP, Austin, for Respondents.

The liberty of the electors in the exercise of the right vested in them by the Constitution to choose public officers on whatever principle or dictated by whatever motive they see fit ... cannot be denied.1

Political liberty is the bedrock of our democracy...

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