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Election 2012: How to Write In Your Candidate Names in San Francisco
by Robert B. Livingston ( robert.b.livingston [at] gmail.com )
Monday Nov 5th, 2012 12:00 PM
How to insure that your independent write-in vote will be counted in this year's election.

5 November 2012
San Francisco

Despite record numbers of registered voters and interest in the election to be held tomorrow-- facts about all official candidates and how to vote for them is still somewhat obscure.

For voters who wish to cast their vote for candidates other than the ones printed on the ballot in San Francisco-- they need to know that they are still limited to a few official write-in candidate names if their vote is to be counted.

This official list of write-in candidate names must be available at all polling places-- and voters have a right to ask for it if they cannot find it.

The official write-in candidate list for San Francisco can be found at the Department of Elections website at:

November 6, 2012 General Election
http://www.sfgov2.org/index.aspx?page=3306

The actual .pdf of the list available there is:

Qualified Write-In List (PDF)
http://sfgov2.org/ftp/uploadedfiles/elections/candidates/Nov2012/NOV2012_QualifiedWrite-In.pdf

For the convenience of IndyBay readers I am uploading a copy of that .pdf available today at the above Department of Elections address. Please note that write-in candidates' political parties are not featured.

Here are helpful websites for the official write-in candidates:

FOR PRESIDENT AND VICE-PRESIDENT:

Stewart Alexander and Alex Mendoza
http://stewartalexanderforpresident2012.org/

Rocky Anderson and Luis Rodriguez
http://www.voterocky.org/

Stephen Durham and Christina Lopez
http://www.socialism.com/drupal-6.8/?q=node/1828

Virgil Goode and James Clymer
http://www.goodeforpresident2012.com/home.html

James Harris and Alyson Kennedy
http://vote.wa.gov/guides/2012/US-President-Harris.html

Ron Paul and Andrew Napolitano
http://www.ronpaul.com/

Samm Tittle and Matthew Allen Turner
http://www.mmepresident.com/

Jerry White and Phyllis Scherrer
http://www.wsws.org/articles/2012/nov2012/vote-n01.shtml

FOR MEMBER, BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, DISTRICT 9:

Bud Ryerson
http://www.bud4nine.budryerson.com/

DISCLAIMER:

I support Jerry White and Phyllis Scherrer of the Socialist Equality Party for President and Vice-President.
§Please Note that the above PDF preview is incomplete
by Robert B. Livingston ( robert.b.livingston [at] gmail.com ) Monday Nov 5th, 2012 12:08 PM
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The PDF preview in the story above shows only the front page of the document.

One must download the .pdf to see both pages of it.

For convenience here is a screenshot of of the reverse, or second, page:
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To "write-in" other partisan candidates, please go to www.CaVoterChoice.orgVoterMonday Nov 5th, 2012 7:03 PM