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Undecided 36%
Elizabeth Warren22%
Joe Biden13%
Bernie Sanders8%
Kamala Harris8%

Response to guillaumeb (Reply #68)

Thu Apr 18, 2019, 06:34 PM

69. I agree with your last sentence

 

But I don't agree that voting third party on a national level accomplishes nothing. I am not sure a vote is to make policy, but to influence policies that will be made. A vote is a voice to what a voter wants. Should I not vote for a Democrat knowing my state is a solid Red State because it will, in the end, accomplish nothing? If so, then the refrain that Hillary won the popular vote also has no meaning as it has no effect on the election at all.

I think votes matter, whether it goes to the winning side or not.

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Bernie Sanders

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