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Pennsylvania: Libertarian Gary Johnson Wins First Ballot Fight; Corrupt GOP to Appeal

A Pa. Court ruled that Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson has enough petition signatures to appear on the ballot in Pennsylvania, but Republicans are expected to appeal the decision by the end of the day Friday.

Commonwealth Court judges sided with Johnson by a margin of 2-1 on Thursday, according to the Associated Press. They ruled that about 9,000 of the candidate’s petition signatures are valid despite the fact that voters’ home addresses from the petitions did not match the addresses listed in the voting file.

Two people with knowledge of the petition challenge – which has been coordinated with the Pa. Republican Party – said an appeal was in the process of being filed Friday afternoon. Both said the move is typical in such disputes; state law gives litigants a presumptive right to appeal any Commonwealth Court decision.

Johnson served as Governor of New Mexico from 1995 to 2003, and briefly sought the Republican nomination for President this year. A fiscal conservative, he supports the decriminalization of marijuana. He is scheduled to attend a rally at West Chester University in suburban Philadelphia on Monday, kicking off a national tour of college campuses.

Pennsylvania’s ballot access rules for 3rd party and independent candidates are among the strictest in the nation. Johnson needed 20,601 signatures for his name to appear on the ballot (his campaign turned in 49,000). Democrat Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney needed only 2,000 each.

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Awesome

that Makes 48 states he is on the ballot for as well as Washington D.C. Only 2 left Oklahoma and Michigan.

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Yes

Only two states left now.
Oklahoma and Michigan.

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Good news!

Good news! And Yes he can win!

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He CAN win

He is starting to go viral.

Ross Perot was polling at just 7% before he went viral.

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Any Republicans donating money to the RNC

Is this how you want your donated money to be spent?

Great point Truxtonc

I pray Romney/Ryan comes in 3rd place and the GOP returns to the 3rd party status it held in the 19th century.

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Hell no

Hell no

Southern Agrarian

Distraction.

If this is not obvious to anyone then you need to pay more attention.

Romney received $100 Million for his campaign last month.

How much did Johnson?

This is how they keep a 3rd Party down. He will spend much of his money on fighting these battles instead of marketing his message and values to the people.

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GJ is getting matching funds

This election is like no other before it.

GJ already has way over 1 million followers on Google+ social site -- 200K more than Romney.

He is just starting to go viral.

He CAN win this thing.

Obama & Romney destroy each other for... Gary.

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