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Ruling Allows for More Choice of Candidates in PA

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A federal judge has made a ruling on otential third-party candidates in the commonwealth that could impact future elections.

We don't want to have a sterilized ballot choice. We want to have people who are willing to ask tough questions. -Steve Sheetz

Pennsylvania’s Election Code sets an unconstitutionally high bar on third party candidates. That’s according to a ruling last Friday a federal court judge. We’ll discover what this ruling means for the future of third party candidates in the commonwealth with Oliver Hall, Director and co-founder of the Center for Competitive Democracy and Steve Scheetz – Immediate-past Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania (LPPA) chairman.

Also in the program, downtown clinic, ICAN Talk works to break down verbal barriers and Iceoplex at Southpointe installs a bright orange safety feature for hockey players. 

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