A number of organisations have issued a letter urging the legislature to reject a proposed bill that would have a chilling effect on voter registration.
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Ballot access laws are the main barrier to many potential candidates and Ohio is seeking to make the process more cumbersome.
Last night Rep. Justin Amash (R–Mich.), that libertarian Capitol Hill fan favorite, cryptically tweeted out this passage from The Two Towers.
The news media has failed to tell the public that HR 1, the Democratic Party-sponsored election bill that has already passed the US House.
The problem with elections in New York is not that we have too many people seeking elective office — as evidenced in the lack of competing candidates.
On March 12, Congress member Justin Amash (R-Michigan) introduced HR 1681, to outlaw discriminatory ballot access laws for congressional candidates.
Iowa Senate Study Bill 1241 has been introduced. Among many other provisions, would severely harm ballot access for independent candidates.
We, the voters, are frustrated! Until this reform occurs, the people who give the biggest campaign contributions can rather easily pass the corrupt laws they want. And they can continue to block the solutions that most voters want.
Federal Election Commission says 558 individuals have filed Declaration of Candidacy for President in 2020, Ballot Access News reported.
There are three flaws in our government: the way we maintain our laws, the way we tax, and the way we select our representatives. Until we improve, we cannot sunset bad laws or improve the way we tax.