Events - Jan 6 - Suppression of Small Party Candidates: Why it Matters

Jan 6 - Suppression of Small Party Candidates: Why it Matters

                                                                  

 

Suppression of Small Party Candidates: Why It Matters

7:00 pm CT, Wednesday January 6, 2021 – There is NO COST for registering and joining the program.


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The US has a unique set of barriers to prevent operation of minor 

political parties. Panelists will discuss their experiences: small 

party registration, ballot access, access to media coverage, 

exclusion from debates and legal challenges. Panelists will 

discuss the role and benefits to democracy, as well as offering 

solutions.

 

* Betsey Mitchell
: Betsey Mitchell ran for County Executive

as a candidate for St. Louis County in the recent 2020 elections. 

She is a former educator and business owner. She earned her 

undergraduate and graduate degrees from Harris Stowe University 

and Maryville University. 

 

* Oliver Hall: 
author of “Death by a Thousand Signatures: The

Rise of Restrictive Ballot Access Laws and the Decline of Electoral 

Competition in the United States.” He writes for Counterpunch 

and The Philadelphia Inquirer.

 

* Richard Winger: 
American political activist and analyst.

He is the publisher and editor of Ballot Access News. He is 

on the editorial board of the Election Law Journal. Winger 

publishes analysis, statistics and legal information and supports 

expanded access to the ballot for minor parties.

 

* Howie Hawkins
: Hawkins is an environmental activist

and a co-founder of the Green Party of the United States. 

Howie was the nominee from his party in the 2020 presidential 

election. He works to build a viable, independent working-class 

political and social movement in opposition to the Democratic 

and Republican Parties. 

 

* Carol Jackson, 
Green Party of St. Louis [moderator].
www.gateway-greens.org For more info, call 314-727-8554

 

 

 

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