Tag Archives: North Carolina politics

North Carolina Ballot Access Bill Passes House

from Ballot Access News
North Carolina Ballot Access Bill Passes House

On June 7, the North Carolina House passed HB 32, which lowers the number of signatures for previously unqualified parties, and independent candidates. Existing law requires over 85,000 signatures for statewide independent candidates, or new parties. The bill lowers that (for 2012) to approximately 18,000 signatures.

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Tuesday, June 7: Electoral Freedom Act to be considered in North Carolina

Sent to the IPR submissions e-mail by Paulie. Received from the announce list at lpnc.org:

Below is a special message from Free the Vote North Carolina, a coalition of which the LPNC is a member.

Please call or write your representative this Monday or Tuesday and ask them to support the Electoral Freedom Act (H32), a bill that will significantly ease ballot access restrictions in NC.… Read more ...