Gallup Poll: 52% of Republicans Want Third Party

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    More than half of Republicans – 52 percent – say there should be a third political party, a new Gallup Poll says. The poll, released Monday, also found that 33 percent of Democrats want a third party. Gallup said it’s the first time its polls have found a significantly larger number of Republicans than Democrats favoring a third party.

    Gallup Poll: 52% of Republicans Want Third Party
     
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    That would guarantee an Obama re-election.
     
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    It doesn't matter. The corporate Medea will tell us who to vote for and we will. That is how we got Obama.
     
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    That would be a dream come true. I continue to have hope that it will happen one day, but one of the big problems is the Electoral College. Ross Perot, for example, got 19% of the popular vote in 1992 and zero Electoral votes. That's just sad. And, of course, most Americans seem to be programmed to vote for the 'lesser of two evils' which makes America look stupid.
     
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    Contrary to what some believe the TP is not a 3rd party.
     
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    That wasn't a good post, because it was a GREAT post.

    3 big candidates, 1 gets 19% of the vote and it may has well have been zero.
     
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    I think we need to do away with the electoral college and go to a total vote election.
    The electoral college only serves to strip votes from individuals, in some states the votes being discounted are democrat, in others its the republicans.
     
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    You could have the "Conservatives for Corporations" and the "Teabirthers". Perfect. I agree.
     
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    Fiscal conservative republicans and anti-war democrats have been completely disenfranchised by their parties. Their strategy though has been to vote for the less smelly of 2 shit piles, I think it's time for a new strategy.
     
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    The electorial college is way out of date and needs to be aboloished.
    Pure popular vote should be the key.
     

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