Wednesday, November 05, 2008

Munger, Libertarians earn place on NC 2012 ballot

From WRAL - - -

Thanks to voters supporting a Libertarian candidate for governor and a recent change in North Carolina law, the party will retain its state ballot status through 2012.

Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Mike Munger won almost 3 percent of the vote in Tuesday's election. State law permits a third party to stay on the ballot for four years if it wins at least 2 percent of the vote in races for governor or president.

A 2006 law lowered the voter-support threshold from 10 percent. The change makes it easier for third parties to avoid costly petition drives. …

The rest of WRAL's story’s here.