Republicans turned off by Walker at least have a third option, but for House races in Georgia, state law makes it extremely difficult for third-party candidates to get on the ballot.
Despite the state's law allowing no third-party House candidates to get on the ballot in 60 years, the Court declined to hear the case.
The State Board of Elections has allowed the Green Party to register as an official political party amid a signature validity dispute plaguing its House and Senate candidates.
Good intentions, bad results.
How Georgia's Outlandish Ballot Access Law Is Protecting Marjorie Taylor Greene (and the Two-Party System)
A ballot access law meant to block Communists has become an obstacle to third-party politics.
Before she can make her case to the voters, Angela Pence has to collect signatures that she would not need if she were a Democrat or a Republican.
A new paper makes the economic case for throwing the bums out as often as possible.
Having to collect as many as 20,000 signatures for a House race was not considered a "severe" burden by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals.
He has added strong anti-abortion and anti-vaccine views to his public profile, and said it was racist to think blacks needed to vote Democrat.
COVID-19 was making the traditional means of collecting petition signatures impossible.
Federal Judge Says California Can't Force Trump To Release His Tax Returns in Exchange for Ballot Access
Written ruling says the state is violating the rights of voters as well as the presidential candidates.
Amash Bill Would Prohibit Unequal Ballot Access Laws, Straight-Ticket Voting in Congressional Elections
The libertarian-leaning Michigan congressman takes aim at two scourges of American democracy, despite what it would mean for his party's political interests.
Now the Party needs to register over 5,000 voters to get on the ballot in 2020, even though it already had that many before the state arbitrarily changed their registration.
Republicans and Democrats hate each other. They love their own power even more.
Having a "one-punch" option to choose every candidate from a political party alters election results, changes politicians' behavior, and reinforces the advantage of the locally dominant party.
Ohio to Libertarian Party: You Can't Qualify for the Ballot By Winning Votes Since We Won't Let You on the Ballot
One dissenting justice on Ohio Supreme Court says that the group of people who got Johnson on the ballot deserve ballot status even if their candidate appeared as an "independent."
Even though the state generally doesn't count write-in votes; but any tool to hobble the Libertarians might be good enough.
Here is a list of what the Libertarian Party will get in terms of automatic, petition-free ballot access if certain vote percentages in that state are hit.
His ballot access record doesn't really show it.
Election law expert Richard Winger looks at ballot access issues in the 2016 election.
Sixteen years ago, Trump advocated opening up the presidential debates to third parties. His arguments hold true today.
Gary Johnson is hardly the only third-party candidate to get democracy'd good and hard
Gary Johnson campaign manager Ron Nielson does not think this will harm Johnson in Utah, currently his most promising state.
The issue of whether his name can be swapped in for those whose names were actually on the ballot access petition has been resolved in Johnson's favor.
Complicated ballot access shenanigans, based in seeing ambiguities in the law that might not exist, make Gary Johnson's presence as an independent on Ohio's ballot in November still in flux.
State practice of requiring signature-gatherers to be residents of Connecticut overturned by U.S. District Court judge
Ohio's ballot access rules are especially hostile to third parties, forcing candidates to run as independents in Buckeye State.
By signature collection or by lawsuit, hard, but not impossible.
Ohio Republicans Spent More Than Half a Million Keeping Libertarian Gubernatorial Candidate Charlie Earl Off Ballot
Earl could have siphoned votes away from Republican Gov. John Kasich.
Candidate gets enough votes in failed challenge of delegate to not have to seek ballot access
The Libertarians are on the cusp of obtaining nationwide ballot access for the first time since 1996. Can they do it?
Third parties have requirements the two big guys don't