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Kentucky: Tell the Governor and State Lawmakers to Change Election Law, Let Rand Run!

Kentucky election law currently prohibits U.S. Senator Rand Paul from seeking Presidential Office in the coming general election -- something that he has hinted at -- as he has already committed to run for re-election as a U.S. Senator.

Kentucky election law prohibits any individual from having his name appear on the ballot more than once, except "if he is a candidate for a primary or a regular election and also a candidate to fill a vacancy in the same office required to be filled at a special election." (See: KRS 118.405.

To date, this statute has been interpreted to prohibit U.S. Senator Rand Paul from seeking Presidential Office in the coming general election - something that he has hinted at doing - as he has already committed to run for re-election as a U.S. Senator. 

Kentucky Senate Majority Leader Damon Thayer says this interpretation is wrong as Kentucky election law is unable to influence federal elections.

On March 18, the Kentucky Senate passed Thayer's bill -- this means the legislation's future is in the hands of the Kentucky House and Governor.

If enough grassroots activists mobilize, there's hope we can help turn tables in Kentucky and get this bill passed!

Take Action! Sign the petition if you believe the Kentucky Legislature and Governor should clarify election law and allow Rand Paul to run for Senate and President in 2016! Also, click here to fax the Kentucky Government!

For Kentucky residents: Sign the petition and also send a free message to your State Representative on this issue! Also, send faxes here!

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Aug 16th, 2013
Marge B. from Pearland, TX signed.
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Ron C. from Gray, ME signed.
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Jerry H. from Santa Ana, CA writes:
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Kentucky deserves both a great Senator and a great Presidential contender in 2016. Senator Paul should not have to vacate his Senate seat to run for President?
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Someone from Mentor, OH writes:
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We need a Republican that can defeat either Hillary or Joe B. Neither one are fit to run this once great country. Paul would put us back on track.
Aug 16th, 2013
Susan P. from Raymond, CA signed.
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Michael S. from Palm Bay, FL writes:
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Rand is one of VERY few who IS Conservative (though he could be more Cruz-ish on imiigration). AMNESTY or "pathway" to citizenship/legality = WRONG!
Aug 16th, 2013
Mark D. from Lenexa, KS writes:
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KY is extremely lucky to have such a talented and principled leader like Sen. Rand Paul.
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JOHN g. from Manitowoc, WI writes:
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Go Rand!
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LEIGH W. from Jenison, MI writes:
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I would vote for him if ran for President in 2016.
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Beverly F. from Penn Yan, NY writes:
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We NEED this man in order to CHANGE the corrupt picture that is DC today!!
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John C. from Marianna, PA writes:
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We need this man to put hillary in her place,and to be our next president.
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