write-in candidate

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Noun1.write-in candidate - a candidate for public office whose name does not appear on the ballot and so must be written on the ballot by the voters
campaigner, candidate, nominee - a politician who is running for public office
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However, I once cast a write-in ballot for Dynasty's Joan Collins for Congress.
The system should distinguish and identify write-in ballots and be able to out stack in separate write-in bin.
Daoust gets a little frustrated with write-in ballots in part, because, like the other clerks, she sees casting a ballot as important.