Boyd goes independent in Georgia

By ALEXANDER BURNS | 4/27/10 6:47 AM EDT
Real estate magnate Ray Boyd, who had announced plans to run for governor of Georgia as a Republican, plans to proceed with an independent campaign after refusing to sign a GOP loyalty oath. Boyd had pledged to put $2 million of his own money into the race, and must now collect more than 51,000 signatures by July 13 in order to make it onto the ballot.

4 thoughts on “Boyd goes independent in Georgia

  1. Third Party Revolution

    Third Party Revolution would like to endorse Ray Boyd in his campaign for Governor of Georgia, along with many other third party and independent candidates seeking public offices nationwide, ranging from local to federal levels.

  2. cali lady

    Third parties have to vote with one side or the other…..rep or dem. Does not make sense….to run as a third….

  3. Richard Winger

    There are 181 instances at which someone who was neither a Republican nor a Democratic nominee was elected to state office, in the period 1986 thru the present.

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