Perhaps the most famous ballot was one that was marked twice, once for Franken and once for a write-in candidate, “Lizard People.”
Hoover, FDR, Kennedy, Nixon, and LBJ each won presidential primaries as write-in candidates.
Some have speculated that Emanuel would launch a write-in bid if he is ruled off the ballot in the end.
Another Republican supporter, Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), lost her primary in 2010 and won reelection as a write-in that November.
If I were putting money down on it in Vegas, my bet would be with Lisa Murkowski with the write-in win.
Then she mounted a write-in candidacy and secured four percent of the vote in the general.
Murkowski will decide by Friday whether to mount a write-in campaign in a last-ditch bid to hold on to her seat.
First, he ran an unsuccessful campaign as a write-in against U.S. Rep. Ed Pastor—a Democrat.
Fleck also noted that it was possible that he could have the Democratic nomination as a write-in as well.
Things become a lot tougher if the incumbent has to run as a write-in.