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Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-28-04 08:24 PM
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Libertarians Targeting Swing States

By EMILY FREDRIX, Associated Press Writer

WASHINGTON - He's on more ballots than Ralph Nader, but few people know him. Depending on how the presidential election goes this year, they might not even bother to learn Libertarian Michael Badnarik's name.

Instead some might just call him "spoiler."


Because he's on nearly all the ballots with the exceptions of Oklahoma and New Hampshire Badnarik could siphon enough votes from either President Bush or Democrat John Kerry to shift the outcome in a swing state.


That's exactly what the Libertarians want. They've focused their efforts and advertisements on two states New Mexico and Nevada, where competition between the two main candidates is tight.


"We were looking for battleground states. We were looking for states where we could make the margin of difference one way or the other," operations director Geoffrey Neale said Thursday.

http://story.news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/ap/20041...
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SmileyBoy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-28-04 08:27 PM
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1. He won't siphon off any votes from Kerry.
Who the FUCK would think Badnarik would siphon off votes from KERRY, fer cryin' out loud???
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Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-28-04 08:36 PM
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3. Tend to agree
I do know a few former Republicans who are voting for him however
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yardwork Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-28-04 08:27 PM
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2. The LIbertarians have a strong presence in North Carolina
especially in the mountains. I think that many Republicans will choose to vote for Badnarik this year instead of shrubby.
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