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getagrip_already

(15,190 posts)
Sat Jan 6, 2024, 02:52 PM Jan 2024

Poll: who would your state vote for if trump cant be on your states ballot?

This is a hypothetical choice where SCOTUS allows each state to determine who is qualified to be on its ballot but makes no determination on qualification to hold the office. So he is on some ballots but not others.

The GOP then places a "Bernie Sanders" like candidate on their ballots in blue states that have removed trump, or arrange some equally appealing third party candidate to appear on the ballot.

Which way do you think your state would go given all Republicans would be messaged to vote for third party bro candidate?

Stinky isn't on the ballot. Nobody is under national pressure to vote (unless they they think, which is hard). Turnout will be hard.


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Biden
10 (91%)
A "Sanders" like candidate
0 (0%)
Don't bother to vote
1 (9%)
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Poll: who would your state vote for if trump cant be on your states ballot? (Original Post) getagrip_already Jan 2024 OP
biden. AllaN01Bear Jan 2024 #1
Zero chance of that happening. TwilightZone Jan 2024 #2
Never put rat f'ing above them ;) getagrip_already Jan 2024 #3
No, they really don't. TwilightZone Jan 2024 #5
My state would vote for Biden no matter which GOPer is on the ballot. Ocelot II Jan 2024 #4
Ohio would vote for Adolf Hitler if he was available nt doc03 Jan 2024 #6

AllaN01Bear

(19,261 posts)
1. biden.
Sat Jan 6, 2024, 02:56 PM
Jan 2024

on edit: state of ca , the great state of confusion wont take trump off the ballot. so i guess we have to vote him out.

TwilightZone

(25,573 posts)
2. Zero chance of that happening.
Sat Jan 6, 2024, 03:00 PM
Jan 2024

If Chris Christie is too liberal for them, there's zero chance of a liberal candidate emerging from the GOP.

Besides, there are still other people running who would be on the ballot. The only way your hypothetical works is if Trump's the only one running. GOP voters aren't going to nominate a liberal over one of the current other candidates.

getagrip_already

(15,190 posts)
3. Never put rat f'ing above them ;)
Sat Jan 6, 2024, 03:29 PM
Jan 2024

They do it during primaries all the time.

The scary scenario is a rat f*, where the Republicans flock to a third party candidate just out of spite, and we have a bunch of protest voters adding to them costing biden the state.

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