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Presidential candidates file for Pennsylvania ballot

Written by The Associated Press | Feb 16, 2016 3:33 PM

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Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, left, speaks as Republican presidential candidate, businessman Donald Trump, center and Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., look on during the CBS News Republican presidential debate at the Peace Center, Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016, in Greenville, S.C. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

(Harrisburg) -- Bernie Sanders' campaign says it is filing signatures to get the Democrat from Vermont on Pennsylvania's primary ballot for United States president. Meanwhile, the Pennsylvania Department of State says former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush also filed paperwork for the Republican presidential primary.

The deadline is Tuesday at 5 p.m.

Candidates must file enough signatures of registered voters in their political party to get their name on the April 26 primary ballot.

State officials say four other candidates for president have filed signatures, including Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republicans Ben Carson, Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio. John Kasich's campaign says the Republican governor of Ohio is filing before the deadline, too.

Filing for U.S. Senate are Republican incumbent Pat Toomey and Democrats John Fetterman, Katie McGinty, Joe Sestak and Joe Vodvarka.

Filers for attorney general include Republican John Rafferty and Democrats Josh Shapiro, Stephen Zappala and John Morganelli. Democratic incumbent Kathleen Kane isn't running again.

An earlier story is below:

John Kasich's campaign says the Ohio governor expects to join three other Republican candidates for president of the United States in filing paperwork to get on Pennsylvania's primary ballot.

The deadline is Tuesday at 5 p.m. Candidates must file enough signatures of registered voters in their political party to get their name on the April 26 primary ballot.

The Pennsylvania Department of State says four other candidates for president have filed signatures, including Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republicans Ben Carson, Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio.

Also on the ballot will be races for U.S. Senate and state attorney general.

Filing signatures for U.S. Senate are Republican incumbent Pat Toomey and Democrats Joe Sestak and John Fetterman. Katie McGinty's campaign says the Democrat also is filing paperwork before the deadline.

Filers for attorney general include Republican John Rafferty and Democrats Josh Shapiro and Stephen Zappala. Democratic incumbent Kathleen Kane says she's not running again.

The original story is below:

Four candidates for president of the United States have filed voter signatures to get on Pennsylvania's April 26 primary ballot, including Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republicans Ben Carson, Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio. 

That's according to the Pennsylvania Department of State.

Today is the deadline for candidates to file enough signatures of registered voters in their political party to get their name on the ballot.  

Also on the ballot will be races for U.S. Senate and state attorney general. 

Already filing signatures for U.S. Senate are Republican incumbent Pat Toomey and Democrats Joe Sestak and John Fetterman. 

Filers for attorney general include Republican John Rafferty and Democrats Josh Shapiro and Stephen Zappala.

Democratic incumbent Kathleen Kane hasn't filed yet, according to the Department of State.  

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