Tag Archives: ballot access efforts

Oklahoma Petitioners Videotape Orders to Leave Public Spaces; Call For Prosecution of Illegal Removals

OK petitioner harassmentAn email from veteran professional petition circulator Andy Jacobs which was sent to members of the LNC, IPR and others earlier today contains a first-hand report and videos of harassment of petitioners in Oklahoma.

The first video is of Andy “getting illegally kicked out of a public arts festival at a community college in Oklahoma City for asking people to sign a petition to place the Libertarian Party on the ballot.”

 

 

The following is a video of Andy “getting illegally kicked out of a public food festival at a public park in Oklahoma City for asking people to sign a state mandated ballot access petition to place the Libertarian Party on the ballot.”

 

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Libertarians and Greens announce joint petition drive in Oklahoma

Press Release from Oklahomans for Ballot Access Reform:

NEW PARTIES TO LAUNCH HISTORIC INITIATIVE, EYE 2016 BALLOT OKLAHOMA CITY

– On Monday, June 15, the Oklahoma Libertarian and Greens parties will launch an unprecedented, joint petitioning campaign for the 2016 election ballot. Party leaders will hold a brief news conference with the media at 4 p.m.… Read more ...

Wisconsin Libertarians name and shame unopposed legislators to reform ballot access

Competitive Elections Wisconsin has compiled the following list of forty-seven state representatives who were elected without an opponent on Nov. 4, 2014, out of the ninety-nine members of the Assembly elected every two years. The group’s motto says it all about their motive: only one name on the ballot isn’t an election at all.… Read more ...

Update on Americans Elect ballot access efforts

Ballot Access News reports on Americans Elect ballot access efforts in Rhode Island, Maine, Tennessee, and Georgia.

They are also petitioning in Oregon, Colorado, Alabama, and Arkansas (the last one may already be finished), Ohio, and possibly in other states.

The September 2011 Ballot Access News lists Americans Elect as having already qualified in Alaska and Arizona, finished petitioning in California, Unsettled in Florida (since then settled in favor of Americans Elect), finished petitioning in Hawaii, already on in Kansas and Michigan, finished petitioning in Missouri, already on in Nevada, and above the legal requirement and working on padding in Utah (in a telephone conversation, Richard Winger says he believes they have since then finished Utah).… Read more ...