PARTIES TO THE PROCEEDING
Pursuant to Rule 14.2(b), the following listidentifies all of the parties appearing here and beforethe Georgia Supreme Court, Georgia Superior Court,and Georgia Office of State Administrative Hearings.The Georgia Office of State AdministrativeHearings consolidated four cases filed with thatoffice by eight individuals. The Georgia SuperiorCourt and Georgia Supreme Court thereafter treatedthe consolidated case as one action for purposes of appeal.The petitioners here and appellants below areDavid Welden, Carl Swensson, and Kevin RichardPowell, all three of whom are individuals residing inGeorgia. The other appellants below, David Farrar,Leah Lax, Cody Judy, Thomas Malaren, and LaurieRoth are not parties to the instant petition.The respondent here, and appellee below forall cases, is Barack Obama. Mr. Obama was and isnamed in his private capacity as a candidate for theOffice of President of the United States of America.
Hereinafter this Petition will refer to the respondent,President Obama, also known as Barack Hussein Obama Jr.,Barack Obama II, and Barry Soetoro,
This reference is not intended to be disrespectful to the office of the President or to the individual Barack Obama. It is used onlyto identify the individual, separate from the office, to note thatcandidate Obama has not yet been elected to the term of officeat issue in the instant litigation, and to simplify communicationfor purposes of this Petition.