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States Where You Can Vote for Evan McMullin

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Evan McMullin and his running-mate, Mindy Finn. (Getty)

Independent candidate Evan McMullin announced his candidacy for president late in the game, meaning that he’s not on most state ballots on November 8. However, he did make it on 11 ballots and can be voted for as a write-in candidate in many others.

McMullin was also late on choosing his running-mate, former Capitol Hill staffer Mindy Finn. Therefore, the placeholder name “Nathan Johnson” appears on many of the ballots he is included on. McMullin has reminded his supporters that they must write “Nathan Johnson” instead of “Mindy Finn” if a state’s write-in option includes a spot for a running-mate.

There are eight states that McMullin did not qualify to be a write-in candidate for. However, his campaign still insists that his supports should vote for McMullin anyway. “It is inconceivable that some states would not allow their residents to vote for who they want and is worthy of being protested. We will be fighting to ensure that every vote for Evan McMullin is counted,” the campaign said.

In 34 states, write-in candidates must file paperwork to qualify, while nine states require no paperwork for write-in candidates. South Carolina, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, South Dakota, New Mexico and Nevada do not permit write-in votes.

McMullin’s name-recognition is low, but in October, he began gaining traction in Utah. McMullin, a former CIA operative, was born in the Beehive State and is a Mormon. A poll published by the Deseret News on November 4 shows McMullin with 28 percent support, just 5 points behind Donald Trump and 4 points ahead of Hillary Clinton.

According to his campaign site, McMillin’s goal isn’t to win the electoral college vote, but instead to block Clinton and Trump from reaching the required 270 votes. Should McMullin win Utah, he would take 6 electoral votes away from the two major party candidates and would be the first third-party candidate to win a state since 1968.

Johnson is a real person and a close friend of McMullin’s. If McMullin is successful in pushing the general election to the House of Representative, Johnson will resign so Finn can be McMullin’s Vice President.

States Where McMullin Appears on the Ballot

  1. Virginia (listed as an Independent candidate)
  2. Kentucky (listed as an Independent candidate)
  3. South Carolina (listed as an Independence candidate)
  4. Arkansas (listed as a Better For America candidate)
  5. Louisiana (Courage, Character, Service; party listed as Other)
  6. Minnesota (listed as an Independence candidate)
  7. Iowa (listed as an Independent candidate)
  8. Idaho (listed as an Independent candidate)
  9. Utah (listed as Unaffiliated)
  10. Colorado (listed as Unaffiliated)
  11. New Mexico (listed as a Better For America candidate)

States Where You Can Write In McMullin

  1. Maine
  2. New Hampshire
  3. Vermont
  4. Massachusetts
  5. Rhode Island
  6. Connecticut
  7. New York
  8. New Jersey
  9. Pennsylvania
  10. Delaware
  11. Maryland
  12. West Virginia
  13. Ohio
  14. Michigan
  15. Tennessee
  16. Georgia
  17. Alabama
  18. Wisconsin
  19. Illinois
  20. Missouri
  21. North Dakota
  22. Nebraska
  23. Kansas
  24. Texas
  25. Montana
  26. Wyoming
  27. Arizona
  28. Washington
  29. Oregon
  30. California
  31. Alaska

States Where McMullin Has no Ballot Access

  1. North Carolina
  2. Florida
  3. Indiana
  4. Mississippi
  5. South Dakota
  6. Oklahoma
  7. Nevada
  8. Hawaii

 

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5 comments

  1. Actually people can write-in Evan McMullin in Mississippi; there is a write-in line. It’s just that Mississippi won’t county any write-ins unless someone whose name is on the ballot for that office dies.

  2. Are you kidding me people are actually going to vote for an X Goldman & Sachs employee that also worked for the CIA…..Sure will help Hillary…You people may as well vote for Hillary then…show we vote for personality and not merit. Hillary will when if you vote for Evan. And since none of you research anything you will never see it coming! Hold on tight Hillary’s got many surprises for you and get use to third world terminology.