The Green Papers website includes a useful chart on its site showing where all 2020 presidential candidates have attained ballot access and official write-in access. It does not count states without limits on write-in votes.
Steven Wilson, a write-in candidate for president, sent the following article for publication at ATPR; he originally published it on his website on July 28th, 2016:
If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it. For the truth is the mortal enemy of the lie, and thus by extension, the truth is the greatest enemy of the state.
Tom Cox was, in 2002, the nominee of the Libertarian Party of Oregon in the Governor’s race. He scored 5% of the vote in that race and is now running for the office of State Treasurer as a Republican. He has been endorsed by the state’s GOP organization as a write-in candidate, due to a quirk in the law.… Read more ...
On January 19, the California Senate unanimously passed AB 1413, which, among other things, eliminates write-in space from November ballots for Congress and partisan state office. The bill now goes to the Assembly, because when it passed the Assembly last year, it didn’t have the same provisions.
Indiana’s laws for independent candidates are some of the toughest in the nation. In 2000, Ralph Nader did not reach the two percent threshold to get on the ballot, though Pat Buchanan did (Nader, running as a write-in, actually won more votes than Buchanan won for being on the ballot).
On March 8, U.S. District Court Judge Beryl Howell, an Obama appointee, ruled against the Libertarian Party, which was seeking a court order to require the Election Board to count write-in votes for Bob Barr in the November 2008 election.… Read more ...
Kathleen Curry, Colorado’s only independent state legislator, still does not know if she won the election on write-in votes. The odds seem to suggest that she lost narrowly to her Democratic Party opponent, Roger Wilson. See this story.
In 2006, the Independent American Party, the Constitution Party’s state affiliate in Nevada elected two of its candidates to office. This year it doubled up and elected four:three who were elected for the first time and one who who re-elected.
Taylor Haynes, write-in candidate for Governor of Wyoming, appears to have received write-ins equal to 8.5% of the total vote cast. He has requested that the state tally his write-ins, so we should get a precise figure in a few weeks. He is a well-known conservative rancher with strong ties to the Constitution Party.… Read more ...
Lisa Murkowski seems well-positioned to win re-election as a write-in candidate. The Alaska Elections Division reports [..] as of 9 a.m. Alaska time on November 3, [..] write-in 41.00%; Miller 34.20%; McAdams 23.74%; [Libertarian] Haase .54%; the two independent candidates .52%.