Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

State Disqualifies Write-In Candidate.(New Mexico)

Byline: Journal Staff and Wire Reports


SANTA FE Daniel Pearlman of Taos has been disqualified as a write-in candidate for president in New Mexico.

State law makes no provision for write-in presidential candidates, according to Denise Lamb, director of the bureau of elections in the secretary of state's office.

"When you run for president, you have to have presidential electors and a vice presidential candidate," Lamb said Wednesday.

Pearlman filed as a write-in candidate earlier this month. …

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