The certification means that Lieberman, the Democratic nominee for vice president in 2000 and a presidential candidate in 2004, will run for re-election as part of the Connecticut for Lieberman party against Democrat Ned Lamont and Republican Alan Schlesinger.
Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz said her office validated 8,215 signatures before employees stopped counting. The campaign collected more than 18,500 signatures, but Bysiewicz's office did not validate them all because they were not needed.
I still can't get over the name he chose.
Update/Edit: Over at the Lamont campaign blog Tim has a post up highlighting Lieberman's trouble finding a new web host/tech help.
Associated Press. "State Confirms Lieberman's Petitions To Appear On November Ballot". Hartford Courant. 8/23/06
Tagaris, Tim. "Net Vendors Turning Down Lieberman Party Work Offers". Official Campaign Blog. 8/23/06