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To: OneWingedShark
there were other candidates one could vote for

How many votes did open borders Johnson and former democrat lawyer Goode receive?

Do you remember the refusal to seat delegates?

Yes and it is totally irrelevant as indicated by the number of votes cast for other party candidates.

43 posted on 11/11/2012 7:32:49 PM PST by Alaska Wolf (USA!)
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To: Alaska Wolf

>>there were other candidates one could vote for
>
>How many votes did open borders Johnson and former democrat lawyer Goode receive?

Johnson got 1% of the general vote — there were about 2% total third-party votes.

> Do you remember the refusal to seat delegates?
> Yes and it is totally irrelevant as indicated by the number of votes cast for other party candidates.

What, are you kidding? 1% for a third-party is huge nowadays — ever since Ross Perot ran 3rd party, got a big chunk of the general vote, and the Big Two changed the rules so to undermine any 3rd party, that is.

What you also have to consider is how many people believe that there are only two [viable] parties — if you believe that and think there’s no real difference in the Republican and Democratic candidates, then you’ll stay home (after all, in that case your vote really doesn’t matter).

That helps explain at least some of the greater than 50% of eligible voters not-voting.


50 posted on 11/11/2012 8:03:42 PM PST by OneWingedShark (Q: Why am I here? A: To do Justly, to love mercy, and to walk humbly with my God.)
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