De La Fuente v. Wyman
ORDER Directing Clerk to Enter Judgment in Favor of Plaintiff. Signed by Judge Benjamin H. Settle. (MGC)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON
ROQUE “ROCKY” DE LA FUENTE,
KIM WYMAN, in her official capacity
as the Secretary of State for the State of
CASE NO. C16-5801 BHS
FINAL ORDER DIRECTING
CLERK TO ENTER JUDGMENT
IN FAVOR OF PLAINTIFF
This matter comes before the Court on its previous order regarding the parties’
cross-motions for summary judgment and the parties’ joint status report filed on March 6,
2018. Dkts. 43, 44. In its previous order, the Court found “that RCW 29A.56.620 and
.640(6) constitute an unlawful (albeit minimal) restriction on Plaintiff’s First Amendment
rights.” Dkt. 43 at 13. Accordingly, the Court granted Plaintiff’s motion for summary
judgment, denied Defendant’s motion, and requested a joint status report to address
whether there remained any outstanding issues that must be resolved before the Court
enters a final order and directs the Clerk to enter a judgment. In light of the parties’ joint
status report, the Court finds that there are no further outstanding matters before the
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Court. Plaintiff has neither pled nor requested monetary damages, so none will be
Therefore, it is hereby ORDERED that Defendant is permanently enjoined from
enforcing RCW 29A.56.620 and .640(6) on minor party and independent candidates for
President of the United States of America. The Clerk shall enter a JUDGMENT in favor
of Plaintiff and close this case.
Dated this 7th day of March, 2018.
BENJAMIN H. SETTLE
United States District Judge
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