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Independent Gets On NC Ballot Thanks to SEIU, Then Declines to Run

Richard Winger reports that the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) collected over 35,000 signatures to put Wendell Fant on the North Carolina ballot as an Independent

The independent candidate petition to place Wendell Fant on the November 2010 ballot in North Carolina’s U.S. House district 8 does have enough valid signatures. 

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North Carolina First Party Working Towards the Election

It was announced earlier this week that the effort to form a North Carolina First Party by labor unions had failed to gain enough signatures. It was previously unknown whether the organizers would still try to petition their candidates onto the ballots as Independents or whether the organizers knew that they could use their 85,000+ petition signatures towards establishing the party in 2012.… Read more ...