Libertarian candidate having trouble getting on November ballot

By Mark Bullion

July 11, 2012 Updated Jul 11, 2012 at 7:42 PM CDT

PEORIA, Ill -- Chad Grimm is a Libertarian vying for the 92nd district seat and has encountered some trouble preventing him from getting on the November ballot.

He says a select group volunteering for the Democratic party helped him gather around 1,800 signatures to get on the November ballot.

Grimm says the problem is that the people who helped him, also gathered signatures for State Senator Dave Koehler during the primary election, which may be against the law during the same election cycle.

"I don't know their motivations behind doing this but I asked them very specifically in the beginning have they circulated for any other candidate and I was told no," said Grimm.

Another hearing is set for July 24th in front of Peoria city election officials.

At that time a decision is expected to be made whether Grimm will be on the ballot.

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