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Voting for Write-In Candidates

This article is based primarily on information on the Secretary of State’s website. Click here for the sources.

This June the Peace and Freedom Party is supporting four write-in candidates for Congress and the State Legislature. There are also write-in candidates for County Central Committee seats in Los Angeles, Riverside, Sacramento and Santa Cruz Counties.

Write-in votes are sometimes not counted when voter don’t mark their ballots correctly. So you need to follow your county’s instructions carefully. The procedure varies from county to county because it depends on the voting machines being used.

This article explains how to make sure that your write in vote is valid and gets counted.