Nader Seeks Write-In Status in Texas

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

Supporters of presidential candidate Ralph Nader and his running mate filed with Texas officials today for Nader's write-in status in the November election.
That means Nader's name and that of running mate Matt Gonzalez
would appear on a paper list of potential write-in candidates provided to voters at polling places. Green Party presidential candidate Cynthia McKinney and running mate Rosa Clemente also filed for write-in candidacy.
If the Texas Secretary of State's Office certifies their paperwork, then votes written in for those presidential candidates will be counted. That's what agency spokesman Scott Haywood says.
Supporters of both tickets joined in criticizing Texas' ballot access laws as among the most restrictive in the nation.

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