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Illinois Green, the only competition on the ballot, faces signature challenge in school board race


Berwyn, IL —Rita Maniotis knew that running a campaign for school board in Morton High School District 201 would be  difficult, but she didn’t anticipate a legal fight just to get on the ballot.

Paul Nosek of Berwyn and Alejandro Rueda of Cicero have filed a formal objection to Maniotis’ nominating papers and thrown her candidacy into legal limbo.

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Independent Candidate for U.S. House in Pennsylvania Survives Challenge

Ballot Access News:

James Schneller, an independent candidate for U.S. House in Pennsylvania’s 7th district, will appear on the November ballot. His ballot label is “American Congress Party.” The 7th district is centered on Delaware County, next to Philadelphia.

Schneller’s petition had been challenged on the basis that many, if not most, of his circulators were Democrats, and that they were motivated to help Schneller because they believe that Schneller will receive votes from people who would otherwise vote for the Republican nominee, Pat Meehan.… Read more ...

New York Libertarian, and West Virginia Constitution, Petitions Succeed

Ballot Access News:

The West Virginia Constitution Party petition for U.S. Senate has enough valid signatures, so the party’s U.S. Senate nominee, Jeff Becker, will appear on the November ballot.

The New York Libertarian Party statewide petition also succeeded. Although someone filed a general challenge to that petition, the challenger did not subsequently follow through with specific objections.… Read more ...