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11-07-2012, 02:01 AM
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Originally Posted by HuskerTornado View Post
Johnson only gets about 1%...a true shame. Status quo, status quo.
A big problem there was that most of the people who wanted to vote for Johnson were in swing states (which are swing states for a reason) and didn't want [Insert Candidate A] to win so they voted for practicality rather than the protest vote.


If you live in California then you can make a protest vote and feel proud of yourself...if you live in Ohio and you make a protest vote then you walk on eggshells when the guy you hate more wins.


For the record I do expect the third parties will get a bump in votes once the Pacific Coast votes get counted...but Johnson will certainly fall well short of his 5% goal.

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