Kentuckians who don’t like the choice between Republican Donald Trump and Democratic Hillary Clinton for president now have two more options.
Representatives of the presidential campaigns for Jill Stein, the Green Party nominee, and Gary Johnson, the Libertarian Party nominee, submitted their petitions and filing fees to the Kentucky secretary of state Tuesday.
As of Thursday, the Libertarian Party is on the ballot in 49 states and the Green Party is on the ballot in 41 states.
With two of the least liked presidential candidates in history representing the two major parties in the November election, both Johnson and Stein have tried to present themselves as viable alternatives.
Johnson is the former governor of New Mexico. According to FiveThirtyEight’s polling average, Johnson is now drawing around 8 percent of the vote.
Stein made headlines Wednesday, when she was expected to face charges for vandalism and trespassing for allegedly spray painting on a bulldozer at an Idaho protest of a gas pipeline. RealClearPolitics’ polling average indicates Stein is getting about 3 percent of the vote.
The candidates needed signatures from 5,000 registered voters in order to get on the ballot and had to pay a filing fee of $500.