Write-in candidates rarely win, and votes are often cast for ineligible people or fictional characters. Some jurisdictions require write-in candidates be registered as official candidates before the election. This is standard in elections with a large pool of potential candidates, as there may be multiple candidates with the same name that could be written in. Wikipedia, Write-in Candidate


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Comment by jes on June 4, 2011 at 10:55am
You've got my vote, Recovery cat.
Comment by once banned twice shy on June 6, 2011 at 10:23am
Wait a minute...I thought Recovery Cat was on home restriction after the unpleasant encounter with oil?

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