How many of you political hacks voted across party lines?

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    I fall on the leaning right side. I voted for Romney, but I couldn't stomach voting for Joe Walsh, so I left that one blank (that is like a vote for Duckworth). Voted for GOP for my other two state reps (note McSweeney was going against an FAR-LEFT Green Party unashamed socialist and no D- that choice was easy), but I did vote for Democrats Anita Alaverz and Dorothy Brown!

    Any other political hacks her not go all party lines?
     
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    I have never voted a straight ticket in my life
     
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    There are no JFK Democrats on My ballot, so no...I am not a Republican, but I have little other choice.....The Democrats running are all extremists and need to be removed.
     
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    Because California is so democrat, for one office there were two democrats running for the same office so I didn't vote in that one at all.
     
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    I always try to vote for the candidate that most closely represents my views. Last time I voted for RON PAUL. I won't make the mistake again. I will vote my view in the primary and for the candidate that wins the primary, that comes closest to my views.
     
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    I vote for the local sheriff, he is a democrat and I voted for the Democrat for US House.
     
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    I voted for Bill Bloomfield, Independent.
     
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    I voted the straight partyline all Republican
     
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    I went all Democrat. It was the logical and moral thing to do, as all the Republican candidates stank. I don't always do that, but it was the correct vote in this case.

    But according to Ghook, you have to make at least a token vote to the other side, even if there are no good candidates there. Otherwise you're a "political hack". It never even crosses his mind that a party line vote might be the most rational vote.
     

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