The Libertarian Party of Georgia suffered a setback Wednesday in its challenge to a ballot access law after the Eleventh Circuit said the law did not violate the constitutional rights of those seeking office.

The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit reversed a lower court’s decision, finding that Georgia’s laws governing third-party ballot access do not violate the First and Fourteenth Amendments, while upholding the lower court’s decision that the laws did not violate the law equal protection clause.

“Georgia’s ballot access laws have been and remain quite open in many respects,” said Judge Britt C. Grant’s opinion.

The law states that third-party candidates run …