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Will the RNC run 3 candidates Trump, Cruz & Kasich?

  1. ptosis profile image81
    ptosisposted 21 months ago

    Will the RNC run 3 candidates Trump, Cruz & Kasich?

    In 1836, the Whigs ran 4 candidates against the Democrats. The goal in 2016 may be to block the Democratic nominee from winning an electoral majority by running the Republican candidate in each state most able to win there. If the Democratic candidate were held short of 270 electoral votes, the outright majority, then the House of Representatives would be asked to choose the president from the top three vote-getters, regardless of what party they are from. If the House stays under GOP control, it would almost certainly select a Republican as president.


  2. lions44 profile image100
    lions44posted 21 months ago

    Interesting theory.
    But it make the Party look petty and ridiculous. Why run three candidates when one, Kasich, would probably win outright. And running three does not guarantee it will go to the House.  There are more registered Dems and Independents than Republicans. You would basically be splitting the white guy vote three ways (although Kasich might get near Romney with women).    It would be entertaining though.

    1. ptosis profile image81
      ptosisposted 21 months agoin reply to this

      Certainly don't want to look petty & ridiculous, that would be too revealing. smilesmile

    2. bradmasterOCcal profile image32
      bradmasterOCcalposted 21 months agoin reply to this

      Kasich is better than Cruz, but he couldn't even beat Cruz, how would he do in the general election? 2 candidates in a gen election is a vote, but 3 in the election is one that contains a goat. For entertainm Clinton, Sanders, Trump,Cruz, Kasich