"sore loser" law
A "sore loser" law is intended to stop "most candidates who lose a primary election from coming back later in the year to run in the general election." 
Related SourceWatch Resources
- Jeanne Cummings, "As Ney Quits, ‘Sore Loser’ Law Crops Up," Washington Wire Blog/Wall Street Journal, August 7, 2006.
- Gray Hunter, "GOP Tactic Boomerangs," Licking County Pro-Active Citizens, August 7, 2006.
- Bill Cohen, "Republicans Try To Get Around the 'Sore Loser' Law," WKSU.org, August 8, 2006.
- Todd J. Gillman, "No 'sore loser' law in Lieberman's way," The Dallas Morning News, August 13, 2006.
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