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Article lays out history of minor parties and independents' struggle for PA ballot access

Charles Thompson of the Harrisburg Patriot-News has published an historical account of the long struggle of minor parties and independents to access the ballot in Pennsylvania. Under the headline “Third Parties and the Efforts to Bury Them: How’d That Work Out,” Thompson raises the question whether this “rare victory for the little guys” is really a good thing. His answer? “In the longstanding American tradition of free speech and freedom to associate, you bet.”


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