2012 Write-In Presidential Candidates for the General Election

Beryl Lipton filed this request with the Federal Election Commission of the United States of America.
Tracking # 2015-01
Status
Completed

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From: Beryl Lipton

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

The list of all candidates that had been submitted as write-in candidates for President/Vice President during the 2012 General Presidential Election.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Beryl Lipton

From: Internet, FOIA

October
10, 2014

Dear Ms. Lipton:

This email acknowledges receipt of your Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
request dated October 09, 2014.

Please note that, depending upon the nature of your request, we may be
able to respond to you more quickly if you are able to state your request
more specifically or narrowly, either in terms of the scope of documents
you have requested or by refining the time frame of your request. If you
would like to discuss this option or if you have any questions, please
contact the FOIA Requester Service Center at (202) 694-1650. Please
include the following tracking number in all future correspondence
regarding this matter ? FOIA Request 2015-01

Thank you for contacting the Federal Election Commission.


Sincerely,


Christopher Mealy
FOIA Requester
Service Center

From: Federal Election Commission

October 24, 2014

VIA ELECTRONIC MAIL

Beryl Lipton
MuckRock News
DEPT MR 13782
PO Box 55819
Boston, MA 02205-5819
requests@muckrock.com

Subject: FEC Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request, No. 2015-01

Dear Ms. Lipton:

This email is in response to your request for information under the
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) dated and received by the Federal
Election Commission?s (FEC) FOIA Requester Service Center on October 09,
2014. You requested:

?The list of all candidates that had been submitted as write-in candidates
for President/Vice President during the 2012 General Presidential Election
?

We have conducted a search of Agency records and determined that all of
the documents responsive to this request have already been released to the
public record. The specific information you have requested is available
on the FEC?s website at the following link:
http://www.fec.gov/pubrec/fe2012/2012presgeresults.pdf#search=2012%20Presidential%20Election%20Results
Additional information regarding Federal election results for 2012 is
available at the following link:
http://www.fec.gov/pubrec/fe2012/federalelections2012.shtml
Accordingly, we are granting your request and referring you to our website
to obtain the responsive records.

We encourage you to contact the FEC Public Records Office if you need
assistance retrieving these records. The FEC Public Records Office is
located at 999 E Street, NW, Washington, DC 20463, and can be reached
directly at (202) 694-1120 or pubrec@fec.gov.

You may appeal any adverse FOIA determination. Any such appeal must be
filed in writing and should follow the guidelines set forth in 11 C.F.R. ยง
4.8. If you have any questions, please contact the FOIA Requester Service
Center at FOIA@fec.gov, or (202) 694-1650. Thank you for contacting the
FEC.

Sincerely,

Christopher Mealy
FOIA Requester Service
Center

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