RFK Jr. Could Be On Ballot In Arizona, Georgia

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has received the required number of signatures needed to be on the ballot in the swing states of Arizona and Georgia. He has also earned enough signatures to appear on the ballot as a candidate in New Hampshire and Hawaii. The only state where Kennedy is actually on the ballot is Utah.

But he’s not done trying to ride the wave of grassroots support. RFK Jr. is also focused on making it onto the ballot in several other states, such as Michigan, Texas, South Carolina, New York, and California among others.

RFK Jr.’s run continues after he left the Democratic Party in October 2023 to launch his presidential campaign as an Independent.

At the time, Kennedy declared his independence from the Democratic Party, which he says has become steeped in decades of corruption.

“I’m coming here today to declare our independence from the journey of corruption, which robs us of affordable lives, our belief in the future, and our respect for each other,” he said.

“But to do that, I must first declare my own independence, independence from the Democratic Party.”

Time will tell if RFK Jr. will gain enough traction to pose a serious challenge to former President Donald Trump or President Joe Biden as a third-party option for voters.

Not only will Kennedy be facing an uphill battle the rest of the way, but it will also be a fight for him to have a shot at getting on the ballot in all 50 states since he’s not financially supported by either the Democratic or Republican parties.

Getting on the ballot is an expensive obstacle. American Values 2024, the super PAC that just helped Kennedy get enough signatures to appear on the ballot in Arizona and Georgia, has allocated 70% of its cash just to help him get on the ballot in 12 states.

But Troy Lyons, the co-founder of the PAC supporting Kennedy, feels confident in his team’s ability to get the job done.

“The grassroots energy and momentum give us more confidence than ever in our ability to knock out the remaining states on our list of states quickly,” he said.