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2. I think it would have changed very little
Thu Jun 9, 2016, 10:35 PM
Jun 2016

The race converged to two candidates so quickly that there really was little it could do. In other races where there were multiple candidates and where the frontrunner was from the smaller segment of the party and multiple candidates from a larger segment split that vote are where ir could matter. Both Carter's 1976 and Clinton's 1992 are examples. I do not think it would have affected 2008 much for the same reason.

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