Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Support Ballot Access Reform in Connecticut

A statement by Socialist Party of Connecticut Chairperson Todd Vachon

18 February 2009

Please take a moment to support this incredibly important measure in CT.

The CT General Assembly's Committee on Government Administration and Elections (GAE) is currently reviewing HB6436. This bill proposes to reduce the number of petition signatures required for minor parties to gain ballot access from 7,500 for President to 1,000 and from 2,500 for congress also to 1,000. Furthermore this bill will allow petitioning parties to turn in their signatures to the Secretary of State's office as opposed to the town clerks of 170 different townships...

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