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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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JoAnn C. from Morrill, ME writes:
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this man will make a wonderful hardworking president; he has my vote
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Allow Paul Rand to run on both tickets. He would be a great president from all I have seen and read about him. I think he is a man of morals and that is what we need in a president. This county will not survive anymore of what we have gone through in the past years with Obama.
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Helen T. from Kennesaw, GA writes:
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Seems to be Vital that Senator Rand Paul run for President as America NEEDS REAL AND HONEST LEADERSHIP which this Nation has not seen in a Number of Years. In order for America to Survive all of the LAWLESSNESS that we have been SUBJECTED TO over the last 5 years, we need a HONEST, HARDWORKING LEADER. Senator Paul has CHARACTER, ETHICS, HONESTY, all of the characteristics that has been MISSING in this Illegal Impostor's occupying the WH. We have to and Must Think about SAVING AMERICA and not just about politics and what someone's legacy will amount to. Senator Paul is a LEADER!
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Please don't impose artificial limitations on talented potential problem-solving leaders.
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Laura P. from Ilion, NY writes:
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Please change the law for Rand. Wouldn't Kentucky like to see their favorite son be President?
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