Americans Elect

5:00 am
Mon May 14, 2012

Group Hopes to Break Two-Party System With Internet Primary


A national group that hopes to give voters more choices in this year's presidential election is bringing its campaign to Kentucky.

Americans Elect wants to field a presidential ticket in all 50 states. The group will nominate a candidate through a primary online at The group will soon petition to get a candidate on the ballot in Kentucky.

“We will begin collecting signatures for shortly, probably in a month, we will collect 10,000 signatures and the requirement is 5,000,” says Spokeswoman Ileana Wachtel.

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