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Socialist, Constitution Party Presidential Candidates Likely To Get Boot From Illinois Ballot

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Wes Biddle casts his ballot at a polling station setup at the Pemberville Public Library as Ohio heads to the polls on March 6, 2012 in Pemberville, Ohio. Voters in several states headed to the polls on Super Tuesday as the Republican party continues the process of deciding who will be their general election candidate against U.S. President Barack Obama. (Photo by J.D. Pooley/Getty Images) | Getty Images

Illinois election officials Monday morning are expected to boot four presidential candidates from the November ballot.

Candidates for president are supposed to get 25,000 valid signatures from registered Illinois voters. But the Socialist Party's candidate managed just one signature. It belonged to Art Kazar of Forest Park, who was also responsible for filing the paperwork for the Socialists.

"Now some people have said, 'Why didn't you get more signatures?'" Kazar said Friday. "Well, it doesn't really matter if you file the petition with one, 200, 3,000 or 24,000 signatures, if you're challenged, you don't have enough."

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