Republicans work to get third-party hopefuls off state ballotSubmitted by dwalters on Sun, 08/19/2012 - 10:33
From the Associated Press - Reported at dailyitem.com:
HARRISBURG — The state Republican Party is challenging petitions by members of the Constitution and Libertarian parties to get their candidates on Pennsylvania's ballot for president, vice president and a number of other offices.
Line-by-line reviews of the candidates' petition signatures will begin Monday at the Philadelphia Board of Elections.
Analysts say Republicans are probably worried that conservatives dissatisfied with their presidential candidate, Mitt Romney, will defect to Constitution or Libertarian party candidates.
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