James Walsh, who is representing Fields, Stanton and Robinson, said he is basing his argument for dismissal of the challenge on the procedure of the objectors, but Tom Marcelle, who is representing Dearstyne, said his case is strong.
Marcelle said he has evidence to show that the notaries who collected the signatures did so improperly. He said he is confident there will be enough signatures removed to eliminate the line.
Marcelle opposed Walsh's motion to dismiss. Walsh has until Tuesday, Sept. 15, to respond to that, and then Teresi will decide on whether or not to dismiss the case or to go to trial.
"We won't know anything until after Primary Day," Marcelle said. ""