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


A presidential write-in candidate may have a blank space provided on the general election ballot for his/her name to be written in if:

1) The candidate files an Oath of Candidate (Form DS-DE 85) with the Division of Elections between
8 a.m., July 1 and Noon, July 8, 2008.

Form DS-DE 85 may be downloaded from the Division of Elections website at


2) Not later than
August 29, 2008, the candidate submits a list containing the names and addresses of 27 persons to serve as electors to the Department of State.


The Oath of Candidate form must be filled out and signed by both Presidential and Vice-Presidential candidates.


Anonymous said...

Ron Paul should fill out these write-in forms ASAP.

Gail said...

Limited time for filing application. One week in July. And don't forget to include the chosen electors. Florida has 29 of them.