Washington Administrative Code
Title 434 - Secretary of State
Chapter 434-230 - Ballots
Section 434-230-110 - President and vice-president of the United States

Universal Citation: WA Admin Code 434-230-110

Current through Register Vol. 22-12, June 15, 2022

(1) When the race for president and vice-president appears on a general election ballot, the candidates for these offices must be paired together.

(2) The full name of the political party, rather than an abbreviation, must be provided for each pair of candidates, with a designation that these candidates are the nominees of the party. The first letter of each word in the political party name must be capitalized. For example:

Example Party Nominees

(3) If candidates are not nominees of a political party and are running as independent candidates, that description must be provided for the pair of candidates. The first letter of each word in the description must be capitalized. For example:

Independent Candidates

(4) The order that candidates appear on the ballot is based on their political party, as established by RCW 29A.36.161. Minor party and independent candidate nominating petitions are processed in the order in which they are submitted to the office of the secretary of state.

Amended WSR 14-06-040, filed 2/26/14, effective 3/29/2014

Statutory Authority: RCW 29A.04.611. 08-15-052, § 434-230-110, filed 7/11/08, effective 8/11/08.

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