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$300 and 1000 Signatures to run as Independent Senator in Mississippi
Missisippi - Elections | Candidate Qualifying Forms ^ | 24 June 2014

Posted on 06/24/2014 8:37:46 PM PDT by 11th_VA

Qualifications: Each senator must be at least 30 years old, must have been a citizen of the United States for at least the past nine years, and must be, at the time of the election, an inhabitant of the state they seek to represent. U.S. Constitution, Article 1, Section 3. Fee for political party candidates: $300 paid to respective state executive committee’s secretary. Miss. Code Ann. §23-15-297.p Party candidates submit a qualifying statement of intent along with the qualifying fee.p Independent candidates file a qualifying statement of intent and a petition with the Secretary of State containing signatures of not less than 1,000 qualified electors of the state. Miss. Code Ann. §23-15-359.


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Heck, I'm good for at least $10, what say you ???
1 posted on 06/24/2014 8:37:46 PM PDT by 11th_VA
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To: 11th_VA

Can he do this though, having already been in the Republican primary? Any further details?


2 posted on 06/24/2014 8:38:55 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: 11th_VA
The qualifying deadline for Federal Offi ce is 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 1, 2014

Dang - I missed that part ...

3 posted on 06/24/2014 8:40:39 PM PDT by 11th_VA (Decriminalize Tax Evasion)
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To: Viennacon

I think he should wait to primary Wicker in 2018.

Find someone else to run third party if greedy Wicker refuses to resign.


4 posted on 06/24/2014 8:40:43 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: Viennacon

Well, he won’t win. And, he’d pretty much hand the seats to the Dems.


5 posted on 06/24/2014 8:40:59 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (If you want to keep your dignity, you can keep it. Period........ Just kidding, you can't keep it.)
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To: Vermont Lt

and that would make a difference, how?


6 posted on 06/24/2014 8:42:12 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: Vermont Lt
Well, he won’t win. And, he’d pretty much hand the seats to the Dems.

What difference, at this time, does it make?

7 posted on 06/24/2014 8:42:19 PM PDT by Jane Long ("And when thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek")
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To: Vermont Lt

The seat already got handed to the Dems genius. They got their candidate, Thad Cochran. He won with Democrat votes.


8 posted on 06/24/2014 8:42:37 PM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Viennacon

I guess the only other option is write in ...


9 posted on 06/24/2014 8:43:14 PM PDT by 11th_VA (Decriminalize Tax Evasion)
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To: 11th_VA

If it’s good enough for MurKOWski....


10 posted on 06/24/2014 8:43:18 PM PDT by Jane Long ("And when thou saidst, Seek ye my face; my heart said unto thee, Thy face, LORD, will I seek")
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To: 11th_VA

I’m pretty sure we have a sore loser law as well.

The other possibility is a write-in like Mur’cow’ski did in Alaska and won.


11 posted on 06/24/2014 8:43:21 PM PDT by Black Agnes
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To: 11th_VA

Write-in?


12 posted on 06/24/2014 8:44:05 PM PDT by butterdezillion (Note to self : put this between arrow keys: img src=""/)
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To: 11th_VA

Any republican that voted for McDaniel should feel DISENFRANCHISED.

No way I would vote for Thad after the way those sleazeballs pulled the rug out from under true republicans. Thad had to rely on democrats to win.

He’s been there too long. He’s part of the problem — not part of the solution.


14 posted on 06/24/2014 8:47:52 PM PDT by boycott
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To: 11th_VA

Two Republicans running in the general election might guarantee victory for the Democrat.

About 35% of eligible voters in Mississippi are Black.

Any successful Republican candidate will need 80% of the white vote to win.

Splitting the white vote two ways almost guarantees a Democrat victory.


15 posted on 06/24/2014 8:48:18 PM PDT by zeestephen
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To: Vermont Lt

Well, he won’t win. And, he’d pretty much hand the seats to the Dems.


The dems are the ones that handed the republican nomination to him. The party needs a lesson.


16 posted on 06/24/2014 8:49:51 PM PDT by boycott
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To: Viennacon
The other option is for Mississippi to Organize a 'Tea Party', like the Republican or Democratic Party. They could probably be very successful in Mississippi going forward, but won't be able to participate in this election cycle.

But could use a 'write-in' campaign to organize a 'Tea-Party' ...

17 posted on 06/24/2014 8:50:39 PM PDT by 11th_VA (Decriminalize Tax Evasion)
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To: Vermont Lt

If I lived in Mississippi I would vote Rat or stay home. Living in Texas I will not be voting for Juan Cornrows I will either vote Rat or not at all. The GOPe needs a serious lesson.


18 posted on 06/24/2014 8:55:47 PM PDT by WilliamRobert
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To: 11th_VA

The Republican Party is NOT compelled to hold “Open Primaries,” where Democrats can cast the deciding votes.

If we pay for and manage our own primary elections, we can write the election rules any way we like.

But, since we ask Mississippi taxpayers to pay for our primary elections, we have to obey federal and state laws.


19 posted on 06/24/2014 8:57:15 PM PDT by zeestephen
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To: zeestephen

So, what difference will it make? A true Democrat win or a RINO - same thing.


20 posted on 06/24/2014 9:03:15 PM PDT by Catsrus (A)
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To: zeestephen

“Splitting the white vote two ways almost guarantees a Democrat victory.”

Cochran is a democrat, so what difference does it make?

McDaniel should pursue a write-in campaign. And if the Dem happens to win..so be it.

The GOP-E needs to pay a heavy price for their constant attacks on conservatives. Otherwise, they will never learn.


21 posted on 06/24/2014 9:08:52 PM PDT by Falcon28
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To: Viennacon

If RATs can vote in the MS GOP primary, surely McDaniel can run
an an independent.


22 posted on 06/24/2014 9:20:28 PM PDT by tennmountainman (Just Say No To Cochran And Boss Hogg.)
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To: Vermont Lt

Cochran is already a democrat. Democrats put him over the top in
MS.


23 posted on 06/24/2014 9:22:00 PM PDT by tennmountainman (Just Say No To Cochran And Boss Hogg.)
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To: 11th_VA
I'm not sure Freepers are paying close attention to the less than spectacular polls that Republican candidates are generating in the 12 “Senate Battleground States.”

We have guaranteed pick up victories in only three states:

South Dakota, Montana, and West Virginia.

Landrieu, the Democrat, is within 3% in Louisiana.

Pryor, the Democrat, holds a small lead in Arkansas.

Hagan, the Democrat is tied in North Carolina.

Nunn, the Democrat, holds a small lead over Kingston, the Republican who is expected to win the primary, in Georgia.

Braley, the Democrat, holds a small lead in Iowa.

And, Mitch McConnell holds just a 1.5% lead in Kentucky.

A year ago, I predicted Republicans would gain 4 Senate seats.

Today, I'm beginning to think we will gain just three.

24 posted on 06/24/2014 9:22:03 PM PDT by zeestephen
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To: Falcon28

Don’t get mad. Get even.


25 posted on 06/24/2014 9:23:16 PM PDT by Boojum
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To: zeestephen

That’s what could happen when you sh$t on your base with dirty tricks.
Like begging for RAT votes in a GOP primary.


26 posted on 06/24/2014 9:23:51 PM PDT by tennmountainman (Just Say No To Cochran And Boss Hogg.)
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To: GeronL

He still votes for the leadership. THAT is what is important.


27 posted on 06/24/2014 9:25:05 PM PDT by Vermont Lt (If you want to keep your dignity, you can keep it. Period........ Just kidding, you can't keep it.)
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To: 11th_VA

3rd parties = Socialism


28 posted on 06/24/2014 9:33:14 PM PDT by BBell (The Blue Dog is Stupid)
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To: BBell

Uniparty=socialism


29 posted on 06/24/2014 9:36:16 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: GeronL
and that would make a difference, how?

You get a socialist


30 posted on 06/24/2014 9:40:05 PM PDT by BBell (The Blue Dog is Stupid)
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To: BBell

So, if the election is Socialist Vs Socialist, what do we get if we don’t go third party?


31 posted on 06/24/2014 9:41:34 PM PDT by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans)
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To: 11th_VA

Had Cochran lost would you be as anxious for Cochran to invest $300 and get the 1,000 signatures?


32 posted on 06/24/2014 9:48:09 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (Do The Math)
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To: 11th_VA

Chris McDaniel should start collecting sigs right now after Bad Cockran stole the election w/ RAT votes


33 posted on 06/24/2014 10:13:42 PM PDT by Steelers6
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To: boycott

Anyone with an “r” after their name who continues to eat the sh*t sandwiches the gopE feeds them is part of the problem.


34 posted on 06/24/2014 10:15:51 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (Liberals were raised by women or wimps.)
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To: WilliamRobert

I’m in Texas and I’ll be staying home. Cornyn will NEVER get my vote. Actually, I’m committed to never vote for any R again. I’ve been yelling third party for 10 years. If it had been started 10 years ago instead of trying to fix the republican party from the inside the republican party would not exist today.


35 posted on 06/24/2014 10:17:47 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (Liberals were raised by women or wimps.)
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To: Falcon28

I think it would be funny as hell if the 35% black voters defeated Cochran.


36 posted on 06/24/2014 10:18:44 PM PDT by VerySadAmerican (Liberals were raised by women or wimps.)
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To: Mike Darancette

If Cochran won by 10 points even with Democrat voters it would be different.


37 posted on 06/24/2014 10:31:53 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: WilliamRobert

I’d vote third party in a western state. Certainly consider Dem if it is MS or SC with Lindsey Graham. No-one is going to say Lindsey Graham lost re-election because the GOP alienated Hispanics in SC.

I wouldnt want to give a bump to the Hispanic candidate (Alameel is actually arab but an open borders immigrant-values type candidate) if it is a race in Texas or Arizona.

If Carmona beat Jeff Flake that would have been a huge lie they could have perpetrated about the hispanic vote if the protest votes went to Carmona. If the third party got 20% that would tell a different story.

As it is now. Jeff Flake got elected. He supported amnesty. He is the most hated Senator after McCain. The 20 dog deaths have made him look terrible.

The media will sell BS about how the reason the RINO lost is because of the Hispanic vote when it was mostly white Republican voters who voted third party or voted Dem to punish. They will push this BS regardless but the problem is you want as few Republicans as possible to buy this BS. I’ve seen people post on Mick Mulvaney’s facebook that he is right to pander to Family value, hard working Hispanics with his amnesty push.


38 posted on 06/24/2014 10:38:50 PM PDT by ObamahatesPACoal
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To: Vermont Lt; All

A write in campaign CAN win.

Look at the June 3 results here:
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-tran/elections/2014-primaries-june3

(Mississippi results are down the page)

Notice the top vote getter that night was McDaniel. The ENTIRE Democrat slate didn’t get HALF the votes of EITHER Republican.

I don’t think Cochran will get DEMOCRAT votes in the general election, do you?

McDaniel could repeat what he did on June 3 and be the next Senator from Mississippi.


39 posted on 06/25/2014 3:22:40 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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