Teacher From Albany, High Schooler From Greene County Among Write-In Candidates for President
More than likely, you've probably run into a few folks who aren't too pleased with any of the candidates we've got running for President in 2016. This has left a lot of people confused.
There's always a third part candidate such as Libertarian Gary Johnson or the Green Party's Jill Stein.
But if you really want to shake things up, there are thirty two official write-in candidates you can vote for in the state of New York when you cast your ballot Tuesday.
See the full list of write-ins on the NY ballot HERE
One of which is Jason Mutford, a teacher at Albany's Green Tech High Charter School. Mutford, like many, is disillusioned with the current political system.
I looked at the slate of candidates--and not just the top two. I went down though some of the third-parties that were gaining traction, and I could not find a reason to vote for any of them.
He even has a Vice President already named - John Schmidt, who's an IT consultant at the school.
There's also William Connelly, a 16 year-old junior from Greenville, NY. Not too much information is available on Connelly, but according to the Greenville Pioneer, he enjoys math, business, and the arts. He also plays soccer and is a Boy Scout. of course, there's one big problem. Since you have to be at least 35 years-old to be elected President, he would have to wait for the next nineteen years before officially taking office.
None of these names will actually show up on any of the ballots. You're going to have to write in yourself when you vote. Just be sure to spell their names right.
If you're still not impressed with the current crop, remember, there's always this guy: