Tag Archives: William Araujo

Darcy G. Richardson: ‘You Can’t Push Willie Around, Willie Won’t Go’

‘You Can’t Push Willie Around, Willie Won’t Go’

Published June 12, 2013 on Uncovered Politics 

By Darcy G. Richardson

William Araujo of Edison has successfully fended off a challenge to his nominating petitions — the second such shameful attempt by the New Jersey Democratic State Committee to keep his name off the ballot in the past two months — to qualify for a spot in the November 5th general election as the Peace & Freedom Party’s candidate for governor.… Read more ...

New Jersey Democrats Withdraw Challenge to Minor Party Gubernatorial Candidates’ Petitions

From Ballot Access News, June 14th:

New Jersey requires 800 valid signatures for independent candidates, and the nominees of unqualified parties. This year the Libertarian gubernatorial petition for Ken Kaplan had 1,033 signatures, and the Peace & Freedom gubernatorial petition for Willie Araujo had 1,372 signatures. Democrats challenged the validity of both petitions, but after a court hearing, Democrats withdrew their challenges.

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