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The Third Party Challengers

They might not win, but can harm others

The Third Party Challengers The Third Party Challengers

What do Virgil Goode, Jill Stein, Rocky Anderson and Gary Johnson have in common with Barack Obama and Mitt Romney? You will be excused if you draw a blank. It’s a question that confounds most Americans. And here’s the answer: They’re all running for the job of President of the United States of America.

So-called third party candidates have traditionally struggled to make a mark on America’s political firmament, which is dominated by two parties: Republican and Democratic. As it turns out, the 2012 election is no exception.

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