Nominating petitions with 12,500 valid signatures are due by November 22.
The criticism is real and valid, but the sins exist on a spectrum between the technically critical and the theatrically hilarious.
For those who may have valid claims to asylum, this will be their first opportunity to raise them.
1570s, "having force in law, legally binding," from Middle French valide, from Latin validus "strong, effective," from valere "be strong" (see valiant). The meaning "supported by facts or authority" is first recorded 1640s.