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Americans Elect Activists in Oklahoma Organize the Party in Their State, Elect Officers, and Nominate Gary Johnson for President
|Last Edited||Miro Aug 07, 2012 06:14pm|
|News Date||Wednesday, August 8, 2012 02:00:00 AM UTC0:0|
|Description||During the last week of July, several leaders of Americans Elect within Oklahoma held a state Americans Elect convention. All the registered voters in Americans Elect were informed of the convention, and about half of them participated. They elected state officers, and also nominated candidates for presidential elector who are pledged to Gary Johnson for President and James P. Gray for Vice-President. On August 7, they submitted the names of their presidential elector candidates to the State Board of Elections. |
These state leaders of Americans Elect believe that Johnson has at least a chance to poll 10% of the vote for President in Oklahoma, and that would keep the party on the ballot for 2014. They are not necessarily libertarians, but they respect the Johnson campaign. The Libertarian Party is currently in court over its own ballot status.