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Posts tagged as “write-in campaign”

Lisa Murkowski wins Senate race with write-in votes

(excerpt from) BBC News
Lisa Murkowski defeats Tea Party to win Senate race

Ms Murkowski was defeated in August for the [Republican] party nomination by Joe Miller, who had been endorsed by ex-Governor Sarah Palin.

Ms Murkowski told supporters to write her name on the ballot [for US Senator from Alaska], and is the first candidate to win a so-called write-in bid for Senate since 1954.

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Write-in Candidate Steve Funk Urges Voters to “Think Outside the Ballot”

Emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

Steve Funk is urging voters to “think outside the ballot” by supporting his grassroots write-in campaign for 18th District State Representative.

“By writing in Steve Funk for State Representative on Election Day, voters can send a message that we deserve more choices on our ballot and more voices in the debate,” Mr.Read more ...

Independent running for Maine Senate seat offers invitation, gives instructions on how to write-in his name

Excerpts from an email from Herbert Hoffman, an independent running to represent Maine in the US Senate:

INVITATION! I am having an election night gathering at my home in Ogunquit beginning at 7:30 PM. The address is 42 Juniper Lane and I am requesting an RSVP by 9 PM tonight so that we can plan.

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