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A Democracy in crisis

  1. lsyarbrough profile image66
    lsyarbroughposted 6 years ago

    Given the topics and the debate we are faced with in this election year and understanding the political system the US has, what would be the outcome if everyone boycotted the polls this year and elected no candidate for president?

    1. aaronelson profile image60
      aaronelsonposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      The electoral college would vote as they always do. Americans vote for electors who then vote for the president.

      1. lovemychris profile image60
        lovemychrisposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        "monsanto family were slavers in the south 1st-rule by the real 1%-slaveowners who forced electoral college& then the FED on us-both must go"

        Rosanne Barr, Green Tea Party candidate wink

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    The Writers Dogposted 6 years ago

    It would mean a Republican landslide. And no, I am neither a Democrat nor an American.

    1. lsyarbrough profile image66
      lsyarbroughposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      The Writers Dog, I am curious as to why you say this. The intent would be that the American citizen has found discord with the incumbent and the opposing party's candidate. As a way to show their disapproval of both, a "revolution" takes place in the form of the boycott at the poll, where no vote is cast for either representative. The question/discussion is based around the constitutional structure in place to provide an official to sit as President of the US.