Rule 2-08 Write-In Candidates.

(a) Notice. Any candidate who is seeking nomination or election to a covered office as a write-in candidate must promptly so notify the Board in writing.

(b) Disclosure obligations. Any candidate who is seeking nomination or election as a write-in candidate must file all disclosure statements for the election as required by Rule 3-02.

(c) Ineligibility for public funds. A participant who is seeking nomination or election exclusively as a write-in candidate and who is not on the ballot for the election is ineligible to receive public funds. A participant who is on the ballot for a covered election and who is opposed in such election solely by one or more candidates seeking nomination or election exclusively as write-in candidates and who are not on the ballot is ineligible to receive public funds.

(d) Inclusion in Voter Guide. A candidate who is seeking nomination or election exclusively as a write-in candidate and who is not on the ballot for the election shall not be included in the voter guide for that election.