Indiana Counties Certify Kennedy Has Enough Signatures for Ballot Access in Hoosier State

INDIANAPOLIS, IN—JULY 10, 2024—Indiana county election officials announced Tuesday they have certified nearly 39,000 petition signatures for Independent Presidential Candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr., more than the 36,943 required to gain ballot access.

On July 1, the Kennedy campaign turned in more than 105,000 signatures to Indiana county election offices, nearly three times the number required. Dozens of volunteers fanned out from Indianapolis, submitting tens of thousands of signatures to local election officials across the state. 

“While canvassing for signatures, 99% of the people I encountered wanted to sign the petition to get Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on the ballot,” said Indiana Campaign Volunteer Dolores Lane. “Indianans are ready to end government corruption and embrace healthy people, healthy food, healthy soils — and the return of our Constitutional freedoms.”

The campaign’s aggressive ballot access operation has surpassed all its milestones to ensure the Kennedy-Shanahan ticket is on the ballot in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The ballot access operation is fully funded with more than $15 million raised.

The Kennedy-Shanahan campaign has collected the signatures needed for ballot access in 29 states, totaling 390 electoral votes, 72% of the 538 total electoral votes nationwide. 

The Kennedy-Shanahan ticket is officially on the ballot in 10 statesCalifornia, Colorado, Delaware, Hawaii, Michigan, Minnesota, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Utah.

The campaign has submitted its signatures in 14 statesAlaska, GeorgiaIllinoisNebraska, NevadaNew Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, North Carolina,Tennessee, Texas, Washington, and now Indiana.

It has collected enough signatures for ballot access in 5 states Florida, Idaho, Iowa, Mississippi, and New Hampshire

On May 1, the Kennedy campaign released results from a Zogby poll showing Kennedy beats both Presidents Biden and Trump in head-to-head matchups. Trump defeats Biden handily. Kennedy beats President Trump in a two-way race, by a tight margin. In a two-way race between Kennedy and President Biden, Kennedy wins in a landslide. Kennedy is the first independent ever to defeat both major party candidates in head-to-head matchups.

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