Oklahoma has the most restrictive ballot access laws in the United States. Every four years Oklahoman’s are given only two options on their ballot for President. Compare this with the super-majority of states which typically have more than four candidates on their ballot. The two largest third parties in the United States, the Green Party and the Libertarian Party, both have been denied ballot access in Oklahoma. However, both parties are running candidates which are on enough state ballots to, hypothetically, win the election. Why are Oklahoman’s being deprived of the democratic process?
“Independents and voters wanting more of a choice in candidates called upon lawmakers Monday to ease Oklahoma’s ballot access laws, which are regarded as the most restrictive in the country.” read the full story at News OK