Tuesday, August 23, 2016

'None of the above' running for president in Indiana

23 August 2016

By Maureen Hayden
Daily News (Greensburg, IN)

"A restrictive ballot-access law reserves that designation for a select few: the Republican in the race, the Democrat and the Libertarian (Gary Johnson) -- whose party earned a qualifying 2 percent of the vote in past elections.For Roberts to win any votes, Hoosiers will have to go to the polls with his name in mind and write it onto their ballots.Jill Stein, the Green Party’s presidential nominee, is in the same write-in boat.

So, too, is Emidio Soltysik, candidate for the Socialist Party USA. His party’s early 20th century standard bearer, Indiana-born Eugene Debs, appeared on presidential ballot here five times...."

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