The so-called #NeverTrump movement has not come up with a candidate to stop Donald Trump’s run for the White House, but a new group is trying to make sure that if they do, that candidate will have a place on ballots nationwide.
John Kingston, a longtime Republican donor and ally of Mitt Romney, has put up seed money for a new group called Better for America to get a spot on ballots for a presidential candidate to be named later.
“You have this moment this year that if you keep the option open, I believe there will be a time when the right American steps forward and says ‘this is country in crisis,’” Kingston told USA TODAY. “I’m basically keeping the option open for these folks.”
The group, which launched in mid-June, has begun petitioning for ballot access using Better for America as a party name, planning to add a candidate name later.
“You can get on a lot of state ballots with a party line, not a candidate line,” Kingston said.Read the rest of the story HERE.
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