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5. Well legally, he can't.
Sun Jun 5, 2016, 06:26 PM
Jun 2016

All but four states have laws preventing the loser of a major party primary running as an independent in the general.

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Sweet 16th , come soon. nt arely staircase Jun 2016 #3
its OK...he's a Trump supporter Actorvist Jun 2016 #29
Well legally, he can't. Chichiri Jun 2016 #5
It is likely those laws would be invalidated in federal court tritsofme Jun 2016 #32
Even as a supporter of Sanders myself... LP2K12 Jun 2016 #7
Oh boy farleftlib Jun 2016 #2
Oh knock it off. You know full well there will be no purging. nt Chichiri Jun 2016 #6
Like in the HCG? TheCowsCameHome Jun 2016 #9
DU is not the HCG or the BSG, you know that. nt Chichiri Jun 2016 #11
We can be grateful for that. TheCowsCameHome Jun 2016 #14
Tell that to WillieT farleftlib Jun 2016 #12
Notables like (insert looooooooooooooong list of Hillary supporters who are or have been suspended)? Chichiri Jun 2016 #13
So purges do happen farleftlib Jun 2016 #31
Names? Scootaloo Jun 2016 #35
Yeah really just one name.please SwampG8r Jun 2016 #36
There will be no purging, but... Miles Archer Jun 2016 #30
Flamebait. Berners let it sink. jillan Jun 2016 #4
Based on your sig, I'm guessing... Chichiri Jun 2016 #10
Exactly! pacalo Jun 2016 #26
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Back him how? Call SDs? Send money? Post on Facebook and DU? nt Chichiri Jun 2016 #15
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That . . . didn't answer my question. What form will your backing take, is what I'm asking. nt Chichiri Jun 2016 #18
You're on the wrong site... LP2K12 Jun 2016 #19
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You said... LP2K12 Jun 2016 #21
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Understood. LP2K12 Jun 2016 #25
So if Clinton is the nominee GP6971 Jun 2016 #16
So far, half will try to overturn the will of the people - so much for supporting fair elections. baldguy Jun 2016 #22
They can't follow the TOS on a site like DU... LP2K12 Jun 2016 #24
I voted other Lazy Daisy Jun 2016 #27
What are you doing now? nt Chichiri Jun 2016 #34
I'll be shocked if this happens. joshcryer Jun 2016 #28
Well.... Bjornsdotter Jun 2016 #33
Other: LWolf Jun 2016 #37
Looking at the names who voted that they'd ignore Bernie, I'm stunned to learn of all these closet JudyM Jun 2016 #38
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