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Independent Wayne Briscoe gets over 5,000 signatures for KS-3

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An Update for the Kansas 3rd Congressional District – House of Representatives

A historic moment has come about in the 3rd Congressional District of KS. Having met Friday with our Petition Drive Coordinator, Bob Schmidt, we have now surpassed our goal of 5,000 signatures on our Kansas Independent Nomination Petition.… Read more ...

Ballot Access News: ACLU Files Lawsuit Against Three Nebraska Ballot Access Restrictions

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On December 16, the ACLU Voting Rights office filed a lawsuit in federal court against three Nebraska ballot access restrictions: (1) a law passed in 2007 that requires statewide independent candidate petitions (for office other than president) to include at least 50 signatures from each of 31 counties; (2) a law passed in 2008 that makes it illegal for out-of-state circulators to work in the state; (3) an older law that requires petitions that are circulated by a paid circulator to have printed in 16-point type, and in red, “This petition is circulated by a paid circulator.”… Read more ...