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Does a candidate have to agree to become a certified write-in candidate?

California Elections Code only specifies that 55 registered voters/electors can pledge themselves to a write-in candidate. State law does not specify that the candidate must consent to being certified as a qualified write-in candidate. Information on the process for registered voters to pledge themselves as presidential electors has been available on the Secretary of State's website:
http://elections.cdn.sos.ca.gov//statewide-elections/2016-primary/president-elector-write-in-2016.pdf

Write-in Candidates for President and Vice President Certified

SACRAMENTO - California Secretary of State Alex Padilla today certified the list of write-in candidates for U.S. President and Vice President for the November 8, 2016 General Election.

The certified list of write-in candidates is available online at:
http://elections.cdn.sos.ca.gov/statewide-elections/2016-general/list-pres-write-in-electors.pdf

THIS INFORMATION COMES DIRECTLY FROM, AND IS AVAILABLE ON, THE CALIFORNIA SECRETARY OF STATE'S WEBSITE AT:
http://www.sos.ca.gov/administration/news-releases-and-advisories/2016-news-releases-and-advisories/write-candidates-president-and-vice-president-certified/

If that doesn't convince you, listen to this:
A Phone Call With The California Secretary of State