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Response to Le Taz Hot (Reply #25)

Tue Jul 28, 2015, 12:54 PM

38. He is a Democrat now.

If I understand correctly, his party affiliation is by self-identification. In the Vermont primary, his affiliation will certainly be listed as Democratic. Therefore, since he is running for a Democratic nomination, he is a Democrat by Vermont law.

Think of the Joe Lieberman analogy. Lieberman was elected to the Senate as a Democrat, but was defeated in primary one cycle (2006?). So he ran in the general as an Independent. During the election he was referred to as an Independent.

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