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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 15. Elections
- Chapter 30. National Elections
- Section 26. Qualifications For Independent Candidates for President of the United States; Selection of Candidate for Vice-President; Selection of Electors.
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AS 15.30.026. Qualifications For Independent Candidates for President of the United States; Selection of Candidate for Vice-President; Selection of Electors.
- (a) A person who desires to be an independent candidate for President of the United States must file with the
director not earlier than January 1 of a presidential election year and not later than the 90th day before a presidential general
election a petition signed by qualified voters of the state equal in number to at least one percent of the number of voters who cast
ballots in an election under this chapter for President of the United States at the last presidential general election. The petition
must state that the signers desire the named candidate for President of the United States to appear on the ballot as an independent
candidate for president at the next succeeding presidential general election.
- (b) In order to appear on the ballot, a candidate who has qualified for ballot status under (a) of this section
shall certify the following information to the director on or before September 1 of the year of the presidential general election:
- (1) the names of the electors for the independent candidate for President of the United States, equal to the
number of senators and representatives to which the state is entitled in Congress;
- (2) the name of a candidate for Vice-President, selected by the independent candidate; and
- (3) the name, Alaska mailing address, and signature of the candidate's state campaign chair, who must be an
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