Legislation moving through the Indiana General Assembly could make it more difficult for the Libertarians to get on the ballot for Governor and U.S. Senator.
HB 1134, sponsored by State Rep. Ethan Manning would require 4500 signatures of registered voters (500 from each Congressional District) to get on the ballot for a non-major political party.
Right now, to get ballot access Libertarians need only two percent of the vote in the Secretary of State’s race,
In an interview with Indy Politics, Manning says he has been looking at the law for a while and it has nothing to do with Donald Rainwater’s candidacy last year.
You can hear Manning in the Leon-Tailored Audio above.
It runs for about nine minutes.