A presidential write-in candidate may have a blank space provided on the general election ballot for his/her name to be written in if:

1) The candidate files an Oath of Candidate (Form DS-DE 85) with the Division of Elections between , July 1 and , July 8, 2008.

Form DS-DE 85 may be downloaded from the Division of Elections website at


2) Not later than
August 29, 2008, the candidate submits a list containing the names and addresses of 27 persons to serve as electors to the Department of State.


The Oath of Candidate form must be filled out and signed by both Presidential and Vice-Presidential candidates.