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Quixote1818

(29,065 posts)
Sun May 22, 2016, 05:48 PM May 2016

DU is a diverse group of people, not just Sanders supporters on one side and Hillary on the other


In an attempt to bring just a tiny bit of civility I am creating this poll to show at one time or another many of us who are at odds now were probably rooting for the same candidate in the past. Hopefully no one will hijack this and try to divide us but rejoice in the fact that we do have a lot in common regardless of being in different camps this time around. And in the future we may be on the same side with a candidate even though we are not now and at odds with people we are in the same camp with today. Lets keep that in mind.

Sorry the poll is incomplete but I am only given 10 slots and so I have to place the top five I saw posted from the last election. I am including Kucinich over Dodd because I remember him being more popular here on DU than Dodd was.

If your candidate is not listed feel free to list them in the comment section.
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I am a Hillary supporter now but supported Obama last time.
6 (18%)
I am a Hillary supporter now and supported Hillary last time.
3 (9%)
I am a Hillary supporter now but supported Biden last time.
0 (0%)
I am a Hillary supporter now but supported Edwards last time.
0 (0%)
I am a Hillary supporter now but supported Kucinich last time.
0 (0%)
I am a Sanders supporter now but supported Obama last time.
16 (48%)
I am a Sanders supporter now but supported Hillary last time.
1 (3%)
I am a Sanders supporter now but supported Biden last time.
1 (3%)
I am a Sanders supporter now but supported Edwards last time.
2 (6%)
I am a Sanders supporter now but supported Kucinich last time.
4 (12%)
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DU is a diverse group of people, not just Sanders supporters on one side and Hillary on the other (Original Post) Quixote1818 May 2016 OP
Hillary supporter now and in 2008. Voted for Obama twice. Arkansas Granny May 2016 #1
Ditto. Codeine May 2016 #15
Check my signline. greatauntoftriplets May 2016 #2
Unnnnn, my understanding DU is 80% white middle class no? tia uponit7771 May 2016 #3
Supported Kucinich since 2003, think he brought up important issues Rhiannon12866 May 2016 #4
You left out "I wasn't a Democrat in 2008" brooklynite May 2016 #5
How about now in 2016? n/t lumberjack_jeff May 2016 #12
Democrat LP2K12 May 2016 #6
You left off Richardson. Dr Hobbitstein May 2016 #7
I supported the Democratic nominee in 2008, and I will support the Democratic nominee in 2016. baldguy May 2016 #8
I put Obama/Hillary creeksneakers2 May 2016 #9
Yep. Codeine May 2016 #16
I like Biden. CompanyFirstSergeant May 2016 #10
Same here! n/t RKP5637 May 2016 #13
I was unsure how to respond lumberjack_jeff May 2016 #11
This message was self-deleted by its author artislife May 2016 #14
 

Codeine

(25,586 posts)
15. Ditto.
Sun May 22, 2016, 09:35 PM
May 2016

I prefer Hillary but I would have happily cast my vote for Sanders or O'Malley had things gone differently.

Rhiannon12866

(207,382 posts)
4. Supported Kucinich since 2003, think he brought up important issues
Sun May 22, 2016, 06:00 PM
May 2016

But I was more than happy to vote for Obama.

LP2K12

(885 posts)
6. Democrat
Sun May 22, 2016, 06:24 PM
May 2016

Voted Bush out of high school. Then voted for Obama.
Voted for Sanders in the primary, but will vote Dem either way.

 

Dr Hobbitstein

(6,568 posts)
7. You left off Richardson.
Sun May 22, 2016, 06:25 PM
May 2016

My wife supported him last time, while I was pro Kucinich. When both of them had dropped, we decided we were just gonna vote for the nominee (we had already voted when they had dropped out).

 

Codeine

(25,586 posts)
16. Yep.
Sun May 22, 2016, 09:37 PM
May 2016

I'll never understand the level of bitterness some people have when they find they've backed the less-popular candidate. My choice loses the primary most every time -- big fuckin deal. Move on and support the sane choice.

 

lumberjack_jeff

(33,224 posts)
11. I was unsure how to respond
Sun May 22, 2016, 06:59 PM
May 2016

2008? Kucinich... until he dropped out, then Edwards... until he dropped out, then Clinton... until she dropped out.

McCain/Palin? Oh hell no.

Obama has done somewhat better than I expected.

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