Want to be a US Presidential write-in candidate in 2008?

Choose a state from the list on the right to see that state's requirements to make sure write-in votes for you get counted in the upcoming 2008 US Presidential election.

Wednesday, April 16, 2008


The candidate must submit the following to the Secretary of State's Election Office:

1) A Nomination Paper / Affidavit of Qualification for the presidential candidate.

2) A Nomination Paper / Affidavit of Qualification for the vice-presidential candidate.

3) A Write-In Candidate Presidential Elector Nomination Paper / Affidavit of Qualification for each of 10 electors who must be residents of the state of Arizona.

4) A cover sheet on which the presidential candidate designates in writing that he is running for President, who his vice-presidential running mate is, and the names of the 10 presidential electors that are pledged to him. This cover sheet should also reference that the nomination papers for the presidential candidate, the vice-presidential candidate and each of the 10 electors are enclosed.

Here is an official information sheet from the Arizona Secretary of State's Election Office.


The deadline is September 25, 2008 5:00 PM

Mary C. Fontes

Election Office Manager

Arizona Secretary of State

1700 W. Washington Street, 7th Floor

Phoenix, Arizona 85007-2888

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