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:
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:
THIS INFORMATION COMES DIRECTLY FROM, AND IS AVAILABLE ON, THE CALIFORNIA SECRETARY OF STATE'S WEBSITE AT:
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A Phone Call With The California Secretary of State