Bloomberg requests Tennessee presidential ballot petition

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November 13, 2019 - 3:28 pm

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Michael Bloomberg has requested a petition in Tennessee that would require securing 2,500 signatures from registered voters in less than a month if he wants to qualify for the state's Democratic presidential primary ballot, top election officials said Wednesday.

Tennessee has two ways to qualify for a presidential primary ballot: Either the secretary of state deems the candidate ``nationally recognized'' or candidates can submit 2,500 registered voter signatures by Dec. 3.