By Tom Breen | Associated Press
RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina voters will likely have a new choice at the polls this November, as a group with an unconventional approach to the electoral process delivered more than 86,000 certified petition signatures to the state Board of Elections Wednesday.
Americans Elect is a nonpartisan group working to get its as-yet-unnamed presidential candidate on the ballot in all 50 states this year, motivated largely by the conviction that voters are looking for an alternative to the two major parties that have dominated American politics since the middle of the 19th century.
“There’s no particular program, it’s more about the process itself,” said Luke Shuffield, the group’s organizer on the Duke University campus, who helped deliver the petition signatures to the board.
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