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Is a vote for a third party candidate a "wasted vote"? Would you vote third-party for US President?


Most people when discussing US presidential elections only talk about Democratic and Republican candidates. But what of the 3rd party candidates who might better reflect certain peoples' interests and views? Some say you should never vote 3rd party because it "splits the vote" in close elections; Democrats complain, for instance, that those who voted for Nader in 2000 cost Gore the election. Some fear now that if Trump runs 3rd party he would split the Republican vote. But shouldn't people vote their conscience? Will we ever see real progress unless 3rd parties challenge the "status quo"?

 

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    dashingscorpio 2 years ago

    On the Republican side I believe it will be either Scott Walker or Jeb Bush in the end. John Kasich is also a strong possibility. The Republicans aren't going to choose a doctor who has never been elected to any office for their nominee.


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