Schaefer v. Lamone

Filing 920070928


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UNPUBLISHED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT No. 07-1003 MICHAEL SCHAEFER, Plaintiff - Appellant, versus LINDA H. LAMONE, Administrator, State Board of Elections, Defendant - Appellee, and GENE RAYNOR, Election Director, Baltimore City Board of Elections, Defendant. Appeal from the United States District Court for the District of Maryland, at Baltimore. Benson Everett Legg, Chief District Judge. (1:06-cv-00896-BEL) Submitted: August 22, 2007 Decided: September 28, 2007 Before MICHAEL, TRAXLER, and GREGORY, Circuit Judges. Affirmed by unpublished per curiam opinion. Roger Jon Diamond, Santa Monica, California, for Appellant. Douglas F. Gansler, Attorney General of Maryland, Mark J. Davis, Assistant Attorney General, Baltimore, Maryland, for Appellee. Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit. - 2 - PER CURIAM: Michael Schaefer appeals the district court's order granting Appellee's motion to dismiss his civil complaint alleging Maryland's Election Law requiring alphabetical listing of candidates' names on ballots violated the Equal Protection Clause. We have reviewed the record and find no reversible error. Accordingly, we affirm for the reasons stated by the district court. See Schaefer v. Lamone, No. 1:06-cv-00896-BEL (D. Md. We dispense with oral argument because the facts Dec. 4, 2006). and legal contentions are adequately presented in the materials before the court and argument would not aid the decisional process. AFFIRMED - 3 -

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