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December 21, 2011


Gingrich Forced to Leave Iowa to Get on Virginia Ballot

Even though the Virginia presidential primary is not until March 6, the New York Times reports Newt Gingrich "is suddenly veering off the campaign trail and heading there with urgent business: get on the ballot. The deadline is Thursday."

"He needs at least 10,000 signatures to get on Virginia's Republican presidential primary ballot, but the state has the steepest ballot requirements in the country. It is not clear how many signatures he has now. The signature-gathering exercise is where Mr. Gingrich's lack of field organization shows; Mitt Romney has been gathering signatures in the state since the summer and has met the goal."












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