how to win a write-in campaign…

for Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, this year’s election isn’t about national, state, or local issues; it’s about one thing: getting elected. in her new campaign ad, she isn’t talking issues, she’s talking “Murkowski”.

after her defeat in the republican primary for senate in Alaska, Ms. Murkowski has decided to wage a write-in campaign to retain her senate seat. she is currently in second place in recent polling in the state. only one to two points behind the republican candidate Joe Miller.

what complicates matters for her is just how Alaskan election officials will interpret the state law regarding write-in candidacies. the law states that the name of the candidate must be spelled correctly and the oval next to the candidate’s name be filled-in. there seems to be some leniency that will be given to voters as written about here, but just in case, the Murkowski campaign is covering their bases.

–the civil commentator

Advertisements

  1. Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: