Kennedy Claims He’s Met Requirements For Iowa Ballot

USA Today reports:

Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. said he met the requirements to appear on Iowa’s general election ballot in November following a “convention” he held in West Des Moines Saturday. “Thank you for getting us on the ballot here in Iowa,” he told a crowd that was several hundred people strong.

Kennedy is using a provision of Iowa law that allows independent presidential candidates to bypass the state’s standard requirement of 3,500 signatures by hosting a convention and identifying 500 eligible “electors” from at least 25 counties. He will need to submit paperwork to the Iowa Secretary of State’s office, which will still need to be reviewed.

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