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Write-In Candidates Facing Deadline

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Write-in candidates for the general
election are facing a deadline this week if they want any votes
they receive counted.
Statewide write-in candidates have to file papers with the
secretary of state's office by 4 p.m. Friday. Meanwhile, candidates
for certain local offices must file with their respective county
clerks.
"I want to encourage those individuals who are considering
running as a write-in candidate to file to run as soon as
possible," Secretary of State Trey Grayson said.
Candidates who mail their filing papers must still have their
paperwork in by Friday.
Candidates for governor and lieutenant governor, secretary of
state, attorney general, state auditor, treasurer and agriculture
commissioner must file with the secretary of state's office.
Judicial candidates must also file with the secretary of state's
office.
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On the Net: www.sos.ky.gov/elections.

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