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Scott Lee Cohen is Now Guaranteed a Spot on Illinois Ballot as an Independent Gubernatorial Candidate

Ballot Access News:

On July 14, the Illinois State Board of Elections dismissed a challenge to the petition of Scott Lee Cohen, an independent candidate for Governor. The challenges to the other statewide petitions are still pending.

Cohen submitted 133,000 signatures for a requirement of 25,000 valid. Major party candidates only need 5,000 valid signatures, and can be on the ballot with just one signature if no one files a challenge.… Read more ...