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Yes, Currently there is a candidate, Brandon S. Dean, in the 2012 Presidential Election and he does not turn 35 till July 12, 2012. However, he will be 35 by the election on November 6th 2012. Brandon is running on the Committee for "Showing U.S. Citizens How To Run For President via Brandon S. Dean." More information about Candidate Dean can be found at

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Sure, you can campaign, but you cannot be elected until you attain age 35.

You can be elected at age 34 as long as you will turn 35 before Inauguration Day.

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