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A write-in vote for Ron Paul that is counted speaks louder than a vote for Gary Johnson

A lot of us are torn with what to do with our votes in 2012.

Obviously a vote for BO or MR is a vote for tyranny, so those are out.

My suggestion is that if your state counts write-in votes, then write in Ron Paul.

If your state doesn't count write-in votes, vote Gary Johnson.

Either way, we make the libertarian voice come through loud and clear.



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RON PAUL R[3]VOLUTION: The Write-In Strategy ***NEW***

Hello, there. The time has come.

Ready? Set? Go!

http://www.dailypaul.com/260875/ron-paul-revolution-the-writ...

***Watch Out for "minus" votes from the Neo-Cons***

Wisdom Strategies

List of states

where your vote for Dr. Paul is eligible and/or certified as a write-in: AL, DE, IA, NH, NJ, PA, RI, VT, WI, recently Maine and as of Friday, California. Washington state will count a write-in but only if he wins. Oregon is still fighting about it. There have been several posts about this in recent weeks. The best thing to do is check with your Sec. of State or Registrar of Voters.

Wait ... What?

{{ Washington state will count a write-in but only if he wins. }}

How do they know whether he wins unless they count the votes?

This is what the Sec of State has in writing.

This is the link: http://www.secstate.wa.gov/_assets/elections/AppearingontheP...

Because the candidate did not file a "Declaration of Write-in Candidacy" the "write-in votes are not tallied unless there are enough votes to change the outcome of the election".

Again

how do they know unless they are counted?

It's time! Rand Paul 2016!

"Truth, Justice, and the American Way!"

Here is a hypothetical.

Let's say 1000 ballots are cast. Of those 500 went to candidate A and 300 went to candidate B and 50 went to other listed candidates. That means there are 150 ballots for write-in's or no one remaining that would not be counted because it would not effect the outcome. You can make the combination of numbers different ways but unless the top two candidates do not get the majority of the votes the write-in ballots will not be counted. This is how I understand it. Hope it helps.

May I add

That voting Gary Johnson is also not really doing anything for liberty, even if he gets 5%, it would be advancing a POLITICAL party.

Please look at the individuals and not institutions that can be infiltrated by Liberty Nayers as shown by our studies this election cycle and before. Individuals in lower levels can be registered as republican and be liberty lovers, bringing tax payer money into the LP doesn't solve the problem!

Vote your conscious this election cycle, don't let it split us!

"Truth is Treason in an Empire that lies" - Ron Paul

Educate the masses, and win in the end.

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I don't agree

I really think that people who are working, on committees, holding offices, hiring, firing, taking on issues and people as the world turns, pays much attention to third party or write-in votes. I think that think tanks and "jpournalists" are interested, but the major parties really don't care to think it's a message they are tuned into, after all, there are so mant individuals in the GOP and Democratio Party who belong because of special interests and ideas.

If you want to "send them a message", show up at meetings and conventions. You'll have a better opportunity going to a meeting than think they care about your third party or write-in vote.

Well: THE RON PAUL REVOLUTION Write-In Campaign Is In Full Force

Well: THE RON PAUL REVOLUTION Write-In Campaign Is In Full Force.

Brought to you by:

THE RON PAUL R[3]VOLUTION.

Wisdom Strategies

And growing.

Add another few or more to the list. I wrote up another comparison sheet (obama, romney and Ron Paul) and shared it among friends and others. Unhappy with the choices, a few were thoroughly confused who they would vote for. Until now.

"What if the American people learn the truth" - Ron Paul

Would you please share that comparison with us.

Someone on another site is looking for one too. The only one they could find was Romney & Paul but not all three.

Thank you very much!

This is a big help and will be sent to everyone we can contact.

RON PAUL R[3]VOLUTION! Write-In States: FULL LIST

RON PAUL R[3]VOLUTION! Write-In States: FULL LIST

http://www.dailypaul.com/256862/ron-paul-revolution-the-writ...

Wisdom Strategies

Not in California

In CA, votes will not be reported, and don't assist in maintaining ballot access for the LP.

What do you think? http://consequeries.com/

Disinformation

Stop spreading it.

"Truth is Treason in an Empire that lies" - Ron Paul

Educate the masses, and win in the end.

Votes For Ron Paul Will Be Counted In CA

Ron Paul Is Now An Official Write-in Candidate in California.
http://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/2012-elections/nov-general/p...

November 6th 2012 I voted for Dr.Ron Paul
"We must remember, elections are short-term efforts. Revolutions are long-term projects." ~ Ron Paul

Ron Paul

Qualified for ballot access as a write in candidate in CA, so he will be counted in January, Bowen should have it posted.

The Official Canvass of the Vote - California

The county elections officials must complete the official canvass no later than the 28th day after the election and submit a certified statement of the results of the election to the Secretary of State by the 31st day.

By law, the activities undertaken during the official canvass include:

5. Counting any valid write-in votes.

No later than the 38th day after the election, the Secretary of State must determine the votes cast for candidates for state and federal office and for the statewide ballot measures, certify those results, and issue certificates of nomination/election to those candidates who were nominated/elected.

http://www.sos.ca.gov/elections/elections_oc.htm

I stood before the man and felt his breath on my face. In his eyes I saw …. A warrior.

38th day after the election

December 14TH

RON PAUL IS A WRITE-IN CANDIDATE IN CALIFORNIA.

RON PAUL IS A WRITE-IN CANDIDATE IN CALIFORNIA TOGETHER WITH JUDGE NAPOLITANO.

I don't know if you have been living in a cave, are simply not informed or are spreading dis-information.

http://www.dailypaul.com/260519/its-official-ron-paul-and-ju...

http://www.dailypaul.com/256862/ron-paul-revolution-the-writ...

Wisdom Strategies

The only thing that gets my goat...

...is people writing-in RP in States where it won't be counted - that's just dumb. If you live in a State where it will be counted, however, then sure, vote RP. I personally am voting Gary Johnson, and I would still argue that others should do the same, because it does more for the liberty movement than a RP vote even if counted.

1. I'm certain the MSM will not report the write-ins. Sure, RP vote totals will become available at some point, maybe a few articles some days or weeks after the election will be written about them, in the back pages of the online version of a minor newspaper. But the LP votes should be reported on election night, to millions of people. The higher that number, the less they see us as a "fringe" element, and the more likely they are to support us in the future.

2. Public perceptions aside, there's also the cold hard fact that the LP needs 5% to reduce ballot access requirements for itself for future elections. This is a big deal. Meeting those requirements currently consumes most of the LP's funds, hence it can't buy many ads, hire quality staff, etc. If you ever want to see an alternative to the Reps/Dems, the first step is getting the LP 5% in a national election.

...but this isn't worth fighting about (disagreeing and debating sure, fighting no), after Nov. 6th we're still all on the same team.

"Alas! I believe in the virtue of birds. And it only takes a feather for me to die laughing."

...is people writing-in RP in

...is people writing-in RP in States where it won't be counted - that's just dumb.

How is it any dumber than voting for a third-party candidate in any state? After all, those votes can easily be flipped to Obamney by the rigged machines.

I don't play, I commission the league.

There is absolutely no basis...

...for the "vote flipping" theory.

But supposing you're right: what then? We give up I guess, because there's no point in engaging in politics at all if the establishment can make up the vote tallies at will, right? Is that the message that you're here on the DP to spread? Resistance is futile, give up?

"Alas! I believe in the virtue of birds. And it only takes a feather for me to die laughing."

When it comes to the convoluted and contrived Presidential races

Then Yes, We (The People) do not have a say, as evidenced by what they did to Ron Paul this election so far.

Focus on LOCAL! How many people are going to have to explain thier position, before you understand that giving up on the presidential election does not mean giving up on liberty!

Many have the view that voting, is simply giving your consent to be governed, and with oh so easily manipulated results, why could your vote for GJ not be flipped to Mitt or Obama? It would be easier to flip those votes than Ron Paul write ins.

Each to their own.

Nobody is saying to give up
as we will Never Give up!

This is Freedom we are talking about, it is vigilance that will win this fight!

You're delusional...

...good day.

"Alas! I believe in the virtue of birds. And it only takes a feather for me to die laughing."

Oh Dear

Thanks for your pathetic response.

Made me laugh.

Good day to you too.

Agreed!

How do you find out whether Ron Paul votes will be counted in your own state? I'm curious about Massachusetts specifically, but in all states it would be good to see a list. Are the votes tabulated and publicized?

Take back the GOP and Restore America Now.

I'm in California

so I will absolutely be writing in Dr. Paul. There is little consistency between states or counties so you will have to check their websites. Here, I can even look at the individual precinct count.