Feb 02 2013

Reform Party Website Being Updated

Source: Reform Party

Over the next month the Reform Party will be updating its website. The site will stay active during this process. We appreciate everyone’s patience while we make necessary upgrades and changes.

Thank You,

Reform Party Communications Committee

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Feb 02 2013

Americans Elect is No Longer Ballot-Qualified in Florida

Source: Ballot Access News

The Florida Secretary of State’s webpage no longer lists Americans Elect as a ballot-qualified party. Presumably this is because the state officers told the Secretary of State that the party no longer wishes to be recognized. Because Florida permits a party to be ballot-qualified just by submitting a list of officers and bylaws, any party is free to eliminate itself at any time.

The Socialist Party is no longer listed either. Read more »

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Feb 02 2013

Tennessee Ballot Access Bill Introduced

Source: Ballot Access News

On January 31, Tennessee State Senator Jim Kyle (D-Memphis), the leader of the Democrats in the State Senate, introduced SB 1091. It lowers the number of signatures for a newly-qualifying party from 2.5% of the last gubernatorial vote to exactly 1,000 signatures. Thanks to Daniel Lewis for this news.

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January 10, 2013: Groups Lobbying for Better Ballot Access in Alabama and Tennessee Each Establish Facebook Pages

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