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2016 Postmortem

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Sun May 22, 2016, 11:55 PM May 2016

Which major candidate from the past 25 years have you felt the most passionate about [View all]

Which one of these folks inspired your heart, moved you to fight, gave you hope and something to believe in?

Jesse Jackson would have been on the list if I had more slots. Sorry if I missed someone very special to you but DU only allows for 9 choices.

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Bill Clinton
0 (0%)
Al Gore
1 (1%)
Howard Dean
0 (0%)
Wesley Clark
0 (0%)
Joe Biden
1 (1%)
Barack Obama
16 (21%)
Dennis Kucinich
0 (0%)
Hillary Clinton
3 (4%)
Bernie Sanders
51 (67%)
Other - List below
4 (5%)
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Of that list? Clark. Recursion May 2016 #1
Clark brought me to DU and I worked my ass of for him, but had to go with Sanders. nt Quixote1818 May 2016 #2
It was either Obama or Dean. Both had their moments nadinbrzezinski May 2016 #3
Joe, then Obama MadBadger May 2016 #4
Since Kerry doesn't have any votes I will throw Biden in. nt Quixote1818 May 2016 #7
Bill Clinton but that was a huge mistake Cheese Sandwich May 2016 #5
Bernie by far surpasses in my lifetime, voting since 1972 2banon May 2016 #6
Agree. nt Quixote1818 May 2016 #8
+10,000 nt Live and Learn May 2016 #12
Same here. I voted overseas in the Navy in 1972 and Bernie has inspired me more B Calm May 2016 #28
Obama and the two Kennedys but more than 25 years for them. oldandhappy May 2016 #9
I put Al Gore, but part of that is I REALLY wanted him to run in '04 or '08. Warren DeMontague May 2016 #10
John Kerry One Black Sheep May 2016 #11
Definitely Obama. barrow-wight May 2016 #13
Bernie. He got me paying attention to politics, and I cast my first vote for him. Joob May 2016 #14
Tough one Scootaloo May 2016 #15
I would add that Obama was a very close second- Or probably a tie with Gore. Warren DeMontague May 2016 #16
I never feel passionate about candidates... brooklynite May 2016 #17
Howard Dean bigwillq May 2016 #18
+1 ScreamingMeemie May 2016 #26
Doesn't go back far enough. DemocratSinceBirth May 2016 #19
Wow we've already forgotten Kucinich? And no love for John Edwards NightWatcher May 2016 #20
John Edwards is morally bankrupt, just like President Clinton! Silver_Witch May 2016 #34
I was both Kucinich and Edwards supporter 2banon May 2016 #35
There are only 2 candidates on that list LWolf May 2016 #21
Kucinich and Sanders were mine in past 25 years k8conant May 2016 #33
I would have to say Obama. Vinca May 2016 #22
You do not have Kerry. That is my choice anyway. seabeyond May 2016 #23
I had Kerry but no one had voted for him and someone wanted Biden on there Quixote1818 May 2016 #24
I see. Well, let the records show, Kerry was the one I was actually passionate about and to this seabeyond May 2016 #25
Barack Obama by far Dem2 May 2016 #27
I was looking for Eugene McCarthy, but k8conant May 2016 #29
Me personally? Nader Blue_Tires May 2016 #30
President Obama no question about it rbrnmw May 2016 #31
Bernie, by a huge margin. BillZBubb May 2016 #32
Asking this at this time is akin to MTV have a vote for who was the best band of all time. tonyt53 May 2016 #36
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