Take the ballot access pledge

The North Carolina Green Party is fighting a history of voter suppression—the Republican and Democratic Parties that run the state have placed tremendous restrictions on the rights of other parties and independent candidates to run for office. The two parties insist that an alternative party or independent candidate collect over 94,000 petition signatures just to get on the ballot. It's the most undemocratic signature requirement in the nation.

What makes the two major parties think they can exclude others from the democratic process, especially in a time when a majority of Americans consider themselves neither Democrat nor Republican? That's not democracy.

Despite this huge hurdle, we're working to ease ballot access laws in North Carolina and are gathering the required signatures to get on the ballot. And we have a plan to do it. Will you join us?

We need 200 volunteers committed to collecting 500 signatures by January 1, 2018.

Five hundred signatures?! It's not unrealistic. On on Election Day, one of our members collected 174 signatures in one day. Another collected 110 signatures in one day. Another collected 38 in an hour and a half. It's entirely possible to collect 500 in a matter of months.

If we all work together, as a team, we can do this. The other parties do politics by organizing money. We must do it by organizing people.

Take the pledge. By clicking the button below, you are pledging that you will fight to collect 500 signatures by January 1, 2018.

The North Carolina Green Party will follow up with you and provide you the support you need.

Resources to get started:

Who's signing

Molly Boprey
Allen Lomax
Shelby Setzer
Olivia Zane
Elif Erginer
Deanna Ibarra
Will Sams
Dustin Nettleton
Peter Gillespie
Tradell Adkins
Teddy Maxamus
Lee Papathanasiou
Donna McKinney
William Ezzelle
Charley Barry
Kathy Bevans
Jaquail Durham
Ellen Kelly-Bryan
Adam Masiarek
Michael Trudeau
Tommy Slusser
Lauren Halbkat
Bailey Hollingsworth
Victoria Kerstetter
Jim Gerlach
Krysten Williams
200 signatures

Will you sign?

  • Molly Boprey
    @molkat26 tweeted link to this page. 2018-02-27 09:12:51 -0500
    Sign up to get the North Carolina Green Party on the ballot.
  • Molly Boprey
    signed 2018-02-27 09:12:13 -0500
  • Allen Lomax
    signed 2018-01-28 10:42:11 -0500
    You should make it clear at the very top of the page that you can sign the petition online. The way the page is formatted, it appears that there is not an online option for signing the petition. I almost passed on signing until just happened to scroll to the very bottom of the page. Even then, I asked myself, am I signing the petition or signing up to volunteer to collect signatures? Even as I click “Add Signature”, I am still wondering??? Clarity goes a long way!
  • Shelby Setzer
    @sgsetzer tweeted link to this page. 2017-11-07 21:20:54 -0500
    Sign up to get the North Carolina Green Party on the ballot.
  • Shelby Setzer
    signed 2017-11-07 21:19:42 -0500
  • Olivia Zane
    signed 2017-10-29 15:25:13 -0400
  • Elif Erginer
    signed 2017-10-22 18:52:27 -0400
  • Deanna Ibarra
    signed 2017-10-18 13:43:15 -0400
  • Will Sams
    signed 2017-07-28 05:49:10 -0400
  • Dustin Nettleton
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-06-07 19:45:01 -0400
    Sign up to get the North Carolina Green Party on the ballot.
  • Dustin Nettleton
    signed 2017-06-07 19:44:45 -0400
  • Peter Gillespie
    signed 2017-06-02 23:13:03 -0400
  • Tradell Adkins
    signed 2017-05-20 19:14:21 -0400
  • Teddy Maxamus
    signed 2017-03-23 14:33:06 -0400
  • Lee Papathanasiou
    signed 2017-02-06 12:26:24 -0500
  • Donna McKinney
    signed 2016-12-11 01:05:40 -0500
    Donna McKinney
  • William Ezzelle
    signed 2016-12-10 18:18:04 -0500
  • Charley Barry
    signed 2016-12-08 20:17:32 -0500
  • Kathy Bevans
    signed 2016-12-07 08:49:42 -0500
  • Jaquail Durham
    signed 2016-11-23 01:38:53 -0500
  • Ellen Kelly-Bryan
    signed 2016-11-18 17:48:03 -0500
  • Adam Masiarek
    signed 2016-11-18 09:02:56 -0500
  • Michael Trudeau
    signed 2016-11-14 14:03:58 -0500
    Yes! I am taking the pledge!
  • Tommy Slusser
    signed 2016-09-30 10:52:39 -0400
  • Lauren Halbkat
    signed 2016-09-26 11:58:28 -0400
  • Lauren Halbkat
    posted about this on Facebook 2016-09-26 11:57:17 -0400
    Sign the petition: Ballot Access Pledge A true democracy should allow more than just 2 candidates on the ballot!
  • Bailey Hollingsworth
    signed 2016-08-04 22:34:33 -0400
  • Victoria Kerstetter
    signed 2016-08-02 19:57:50 -0400
  • Jim Gerlach
    signed 2016-07-27 19:10:56 -0400
  • Krysten Williams
    signed 2016-07-27 16:10:35 -0400
    Krysten Williams


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