1. The Laws of New York
  2. Consolidated Laws
  3. Election
  4. Article 6: Designation and Nomination of Candidates


Section 6-153 Certificate of candidacy by write-in candidates for president and vice president

Election (ELN)

Certificate of candidacy by write-in candidates for president and vice president. 1. Any person who wishes to be a write-in candidate for president of the United States shall, not later than the third Tuesday before the general election, file a certificate of candidacy with the state board of elections.

  2. Such certificate shall be signed by such candidate and shall contain the following:

  (a) The name and address of the candidate for president.

  (b) The name and address of a candidate for vice president of the United States, if any, and a certificate of acceptance signed by such candidate.

  (c) The names and addresses of the candidates for electors pledged to such candidate for president, together with a certificate of acceptance and pledge of support signed by each such candidate for elector.