Running as a Write-In Candidate in the General Election
A person who intends to be a write-in candidate for President of the
The sworn Certificate of Write-In Candidacy must contain the complete address of the candidate and the names and complete addresses of the candidate’s 3 presidential electors. A sworn certificate of acceptance signed by the candidate’s presidential electors must accompany the Certificate of Write-In Candidacy.
The certificate of acceptance for each elector is included as part of the Certificate of Write-In Candidacy. If the presidential candidate has a vice-presidential running mate, the name and complete address of the running mate shall be contained on the Certificate of Write-In Candidacy as well. If there is no vice-presidential running mate, the certificate shall be appropriately marked. The sworn vice-presidential certificate of acceptance is also included as part of the Certificate of Write-In Candidacy.
A Complete Filing Must Include
1. A Certificate of Write-In Candidacy President of the United States General Election (SFN 18440);
2. A Statement of Interests (SFN 10172) or a like personal disclosure statement required by the Federal Election Commission for presidential and vice-presidential candidates.
The filing deadline with the Secretary of State is October 14, 2008 by