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I love this - Sarah Palin will be running against (Original Post) notinkansas Apr 2022 OP
She should be blamed for not stopping Putin, after all, she says she can see Russia from RKP5637 Apr 2022 #1
Palin will likely make the runoff; Santa will not. brooklynite Apr 2022 #2
Santa will not? notinkansas Apr 2022 #4
HO, HO, HO! Effete Snob Apr 2022 #3
Bill O'Reilly's favorite holiday trigger! Blue Owl Apr 2022 #8
Oh God, I feel another Tim Allen movie coming. underpants Apr 2022 #5
Funny LakeArenal Apr 2022 #7
It could be a fun & interesting race. CrispyQ Apr 2022 #6
Politics is becoming a Disney Movie for sure. LakeArenal Apr 2022 #9
The war against Christmas has just become real. n/t PoliticAverse Apr 2022 #10


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6. It could be a fun & interesting race.
Wed Apr 13, 2022, 11:56 AM
Apr 2022
Perhaps the most interesting of the candidates is a man who actually changed his name to Santa Claus and is a dead ringer for the jolly gift-giver rumored to live at the true North Pole, not just the town named after it. Regardless, he’s running on a progressive agenda as a Democratic Socialist and those who prefer that kind of thing now desperately want him to win.

Part of the reason that so many people, including Mr. Claus, are running for this one election is because area Alaskans voted in a ranked choice voting system that starts with a non-partisan primary in which the top four candidates move on to the final election. Advocates for a strong democracy in the U.S. have been pushing for the rest of the nation to switch to the ranked choice system, which gives people more room to vote for third-party options without worry that their vote will be “wasted.”

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