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Posts tagged as “independent candidate”

Independent, Green Candidates Seek Ballot Inclusion in Missouri

An independent running for the U.S. Senate and a slate of candidates from the Missouri Green Party (MOGP) filed petitions on Monday, Aug. 1 for inclusion in the Nov. 8, 2022, general election.

Wood, Kline seeking inclusion in U.S. Senate race

Independent candidate John Wood submitted approximately 22,000 signatures, according to Richard Winger of Ballot Access News, to the office of Missouri Secretary of State John R.… Read more ...

Virginia Independent Candidate Sues for Equal Treatment for Petition Validation

Ballot Access News:

On October 24, Michael Osborne, an independent candidate for the Virginia legislature next month, filed a lawsuit in state court against the state’s discriminatory laws on checking signatures.

In Virginia, all candidates running in a primary must petition to get on the primary ballot, but the petitions are not checked for validity.… Read more ...

National Journal: Could Senator Richard Lugar Run As An Independent or Libertarian?

Excerpt from an article by Christopher Peleo-Lazar in the National Journal:

Indiana’s laws for independent candidates are some of the toughest in the nation. In 2000, Ralph Nader did not reach the two percent threshold to get on the ballot, though Pat Buchanan did (Nader, running as a write-in, actually won more votes than Buchanan won for being on the ballot).

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Jacob Hornberger on Neil Cavuto: US Aid to Egypt Spawned Hatred

Via Hiram Reisner at NewsMax (H/T Tom Knapp):

“We need to be asking ourselves as Americans exactly what the Egyptian people are asking themselves: What business does our government have supporting a dictatorship, for 30 years, that the Egyptian people now are finally protesting against,” Jacob Hornberger told Fox News’ Neal Cavuto.… Read more ...