RFK Jr Qualifies for Iowa Ballot after Special ‘One-Day Blitz’ in State

As many Americans prepare for a rematch of the 2020 election this November, a third candidate is also trying his best to make waves.

According to the Associated Press, Robert F. Kennedy Jr. recently went to Iowa for a “one-day blitz” in an attempt “to gain access to Iowa’s presidential ballot as an independent candidate.”

RFK Jr. desperately needs access to all of the state ballots he can possibly access if he wants even a remote chance at competing, let alone winning or doing well in a state.

The traction for Kennedy’s campaign is becoming a growing problem for Democrat President Joe Biden.

While the rematch between President Donald Trump and Biden will be the main event for the 2024 presidential election, RFK Jr.’s campaign is becoming a growing threat to the Democrats.

The Democrat-turned-independent candidate has struggled to gain much in the way of any real traction.

However, RFK Jr. is performing just well enough to be a thorn in Biden’s side.

Kennedy worked overtime in an attempt to qualify for the state’s ballot by holding a convention with “at least 500 eligible Iowa voters representing at least 25 counties.”

The AP noted:

Before adjourning the convention Saturday, chair Dave Owen announced that 686 delegates representing more than 35 counties in Iowa were in attendance, figures that could not immediately be verified.

Of course, the AP and other Biden-friendly media outlets will take their time “verifying” the results, because once again, even though Kennedy probably won’t topple Biden, his left-wing campaign takes more votes away from Biden than he does Trump in hypothetical 2024 matchups.

The AP reported that, so far, Kennedy has only managed to get on the ballot in Utah.

However, his campaign press secretary announced on X that he managed to secure the Iowa ballot as a result of his “one-day blitz” convention.

A Sunday post on Kennedy’s campaign’s website reads:

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“On Saturday, April 13, nearly 1,000 people came to the Val Air Ballroom in West Des Moines, Iowa, in support of putting ‘Bobby on the Ballot.’

“Iowa offers a special way to achieve ballot access in one day by having 500 eligible voters in the state attend an assembly and sign a form attesting they were present at the event.

“The campaign today succeeded in getting more than 650 eligible Iowa voters to sign the assembly form.

On his website, Kennedy thanked Iowa voters for showing up in force and allowing him to take advantage of the available pathway to get on the state’s ballot in November.

“Thank you Iowa for showing up and getting me on the ballot in your state,” said Kennedy.

He added, “What an incredible day.

“I love your passion and commitment for reviving the American dream and restoring democracy to our great land.”

Obviously, RFK Jr. has a lot more work to do if he wants to make a real splash.

Nevertheless, like him or not, he’s out there doing it and obviously has no intention of stopping.

READ MORE – ‘Fact-Checkers’ Attack RFK Jr. for Saying Biden a ‘Much Worse Threat to Democracy’ Than Trump

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By Nick R. Hamilton

Nick has a broad background in journalism, business, and technology. He covers news on cryptocurrency, traditional assets, and economic markets.

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