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NC First Party Will Attempt to Qualify in 2012

The North Carolina First Party, which failed to qualify for the ballot in 2010, is going to attempt to qualify for the ballot in 2012.

The union-backed group first attempted to collect enough signatures to form a third political party but fell short. It then collected signatures to put a candidate on the ballot as an independent.

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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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