Texas Ballot Access Bill Isn’t Dead After All

An earlier posting said that the chair of the Texas House Elections Committee had refused to schedule a hearing on HB 2280, the bill to eliminate the “primary screen-out”. Happily, he has changed his mind, and set a hearing for Wednesday, April 4. “Primary screen-out” means making it illegal for a primary voter to sign a petition for an independent candidate or a new party.


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  1. The primary screenout makes it a LOT HARDER to petition for ballot access in Texas than it should be.

  2. The concept of “primary screen-out” is socialistic and hints of an aristocracy. It should have never been created. Karl Marx is dancing on this country’s forefathers’ graves.

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