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You can help put Libertarians on the ballot
Posted on Mar 6, 2009
Did you know Oklahoma has the worst ballot access laws in the nation?
The Republican and Democrats have written laws so harsh, it is virtually impossible for voters to have a choice other than one of the two older parties. Even write-in votes are not allowed!
These laws must be changed, and right now lawmakers are considering a bill in the Oklahoma legislature to do exactly that.
Let me make one thing perfectly clear. If you don’t have ballot access, you don’t have a Libertarian Party. It’s a serious problem in Oklahoma, and one we face in many other states.
If we don’t get on the ballot, Republicans and Democrats automatically win elections. They get into office without ever having to explain their views, and they can expand government and take away rights without ever being held accountable.
In short, winning ballot access fights like we’re taking on in Oklahoma is the only way we can take our country back.
In fact, this Oklahoma ballot access fight is so critical to the future of our party, that at the LNC meeting last Sunday 13 Libertarian National Committee members and another attendee wrote checks totaling $1,510 to the effort.
Will you join them by clicking here to give your best gift of $25, $50, $75, $100, $250, $500, or whatever you feel you can afford?
But Oklahoma isn’t the only state where Republicans and Democrats work together to keep the competition off the ballot. In 2008 the Libertarian Party was forced to spend approximately half a million dollars for ballot access, just so voters would have the right to vote for a Libertarian candidate.
Your best gift, rushed today, will help us win this fight in Oklahoma and take the battle to other states.
Even in states with somewhat reasonable ballot access laws, getting our candidates on the ballot requires us to hire paid signature gatherers and retain an attorney to fight back when Republicans and Democrats try to disqualify perfectly valid signatures.
Can I count on you to help us win our ballot access fight in Oklahoma, and in other states, with your best gift of $25, $50, $75, $100, $250, $500, or whatever you feel you can afford? Simply click here to give.
Any gift in any amount would be so appreciated.
It’s shameful that voters in Oklahoma are only allowed to pick from the two older parties. Please help us bring fair elections to Oklahoma, and to your state as well.
Please respond today. Thank you.
Libertarian National Committee
P.S. Oklahoma has the worst ballot access laws in the nation. It is virtually impossible to vote for any candidate other than a Republican or Democrat. Write-in votes are not allowed, and it is killing competing political parties.
There is a bill in the Oklahoma legislature right now to change all that. We must pass it.
Can you click here to bring fair elections to Oklahoma, as well as your state, with your best gift of $25, $50, $75, $100, $250, $500, or whatever you can afford, today?