How the system works: who gets on the ballot?

by Nathaniel Smith, The Times of Chester County, April 13, 2015

Not a Republican or Democrat? It’s a tough road to get on the ballot

People go in to vote every November (at least, that’s what both major parties hope they do). But voters mostly can’t imagine how those names got on the ballot.

Access is basically in the hands of the Republicans and Democrats in our two-party system.

Independents can get on the ballot in 2 ways….

continue reading at The Times of Chester County


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