Dagney Leonard, a spokeswoman for Americans Elect, said it’s rounded up about 100,000 signatures and will submit them to the state “in the next month.”
That is well over the 51,990 the Georgia Secretary of State’s office says it needs.
Certification in Georgia would mean the Americans Elect nominee will be one of the choices in at least 22 states, including big ones such as California, Florida, Ohio and Michigan. ... ...... ...
Last fall, political experts in Georgia were skeptical about the new group’s prospects.
Now, at least some are taking a second look.
Among them is Kennesaw State University political science professor Kerwin Swint.
“Obviously, getting on the ballot across the country is a big task, but what this group has already accomplished is impressive,” Swint said.