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Does the ‘Safe Protest Vote’ Syndrome Negate the ‘Wasted Vote’ Syndrome?

Thomas Sipos writes at Libertarian Peacenik:

Third parties often fantasize that their vote totals are the tip of the iceberg. That for every vote they receive, there’s a large pool of Silent Supporters who would vote for them, but that these Silent Supporters don’t want to waste their vote on a third party that can’t win.… Read more ...