Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Socialist candidate qualifies for Hamilton County ballot

18 June 2012

By: Jim Shella
WISHTV (central Indiana - ch. 8)

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"INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) - There's a socialist running for a seat in the Indiana General Assembly and his name will be on the ballot in Hamilton County. John Strinka is a warehouse worker who collected more than 450 petition signatures, enough to get his name on the November ballot.

As he delivered them to the state election division wearing his Socialist Party t-shirt, co-director Brad King said he's the first socialist candidate to qualify for the ballot in Indiana since the early '80's.  'I think it's a victory for American democracy,' says Strinka...."

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