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Google Searches for 'Write-In' Just Surged Massively

Searches hit record level since 2004

(Newser) - Americans are apparently looking for someone, anyone, other than Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton to vote for in the presidential election—just as long as that someone isn't, you know, someone already on the ballot . Google Trends data shows that online searches for "write-in" jumped by more than... More »

Hey, Virginia: Gingrich Wants You to Write Him In

But there's one major problem...

(Newser) - When it comes to Virginia, Newt Gingrich doesn't plan to go gentle into that good night. Following the Republican Party of Virginia's early morning announcement that the candidate did not have enough valid signatures to get on the primary ballot, Gingrich's camp said, via press release, that... More »

Alaska Could Take Weeks

But Lisa Murkowski is optimistic

(Newser) - Victory appears close for Alaska Senate write-in candidate Lisa Murkowski, but the official results won't likely be known for weeks. Write-in votes are currently leading, but it will take officials some time to count them all—and make certain voters followed the rules when filling out their choices. Some 40%... More »

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