Some Republicans, including Alabama's other senator, Richard Shelby, opted to use write-in
votes rather than support Moore.
The voting took on more of a game quality as the write-in
votes were tallied.
candidates were required to register with the Texas Secretary of State by August 22.
It said Gingrich, who lives in Virginia, would pursue an aggressive write-in
campaign in the state.
Perry has still not announced an official bid to seek the 2012 GOP nomination for president, but had the backing of 14 percent of attendees as a write-in
The question, which at first blush sounds awfully narrow and wonkish, is this: Can a state allow write-in
votes, but discourage them by making them difficult to cast?
One of the more interesting results of a Senate race will be in Alaska, where incumbent Lisa Murkowski (R) lost her primary campaign to Tea Party Republican Joe Miller and then chose to run as a write-in
According to election results, four out of six attorneys running in Senate races were successful, although one of those was running against a write-in
candidate who received no votes.
Not included in this total are semi-disenfranchised write-in
Nader votersAa in Texas (3,053), Georgia (1,091), Indiana (300), andAa North Carolina, where13,942 total write-ins
were not divided by candidate, except by chance forAa 22 Nader voters in Rowan County, broken out in a local news report .
candidate Shu Kexin, a businessman who made a name for himself by holding town hall meetings to reach 500 to 1,000 voters at a time, said most of Beijing's 2,336 precincts were not set up for secret balloting despite a law saying voters have a right to privacy.
Out of the survey response by 433 cooperatives, 52 reported frequent use and 132 have occasional use of write-in
candidates on the ballot.
Wilson then entered the race as a write-in