kkleiner writes "Ray Kurzweil for President? Americans Elect is an online organization hoping to add a third party presidential candidate to the national ballot in 2012. They’ve already gathered more than 2.4 million signatures, over 80% of the 2.9 million signatures they’ll need to get on the presidential ballot in every state.The not-for-profit is open to electing anyone nominated (and supported) by their delegates – and any US citizen can be a delegate. And, as of 12:01pm PST on February 10, 2012, Ray Kurzweil’s name is in the running to be the Americans Elect candidate."
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