From the late edition of the Sunday August 10th New York Times

Not much later, in San Francisco, candidate Vincent Pallaver and his campaign manager, Mark Smith, arrived to file 12 of their 65 signatures. The two men had been up until 3 a.m. pulling together the last-minute candidacy.

Mr. Pallaver, 24, a hardware engineer in Silicon Valley, deferred most questions to Mr. Smith, 25. "That is what he is for," Mr. Pallaver said.

"He is trying to provide California's independent voters with a legitimate candidate," Mr. Smith said. "He is not a porn star or an actor. He is someone not represented in the other candidates. And he is a young person."

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