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When New Yorkers go to the polls in November, the WFP will not be on the ballot thanks to the city’s notoriously inept Board of Elections.
Even top Republicans argue that a third party is becoming more likely as a result of Liz Cheney’s resignation from her leadership post.
Nevada’s SB 292 pushes new party petition deadline from June to May and imposes a strict distribution condition on that petition.
Congress has 535 members. However, instead of 535 voices, there are only two loud ones: the Republican and Democratic Parties.
After his defeat in 2020 Trump hinted he would form a third party but this likelihood is fading as his influence over the GOP instead toughens.
Last week, Kansas passed new laws restricting mail-in voting, including prohibiting third parties from sending more than ten ballots.
“Candidate intimidation” is seldom discussed. This is a good time, as New Jersey’s party primary nomination deadline around the corner.
There are pending ballot access lawsuits in the U.S. District Courts in Illinois and Maine, as well as the Arkansas Court of Appeals.
SB 684, a Republican bill in Arkansas, vastly increases candidate filing fees for parties that nominate by primary in the state.