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2016 Postmortem

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LynneSin

(95,337 posts)
Mon Jul 11, 2016, 04:04 PM Jul 2016

Who do you think Hillary will pick for VP [View all]

Here's what I have seen for the short list but welcome to hear other thoughts on who the best choice would be for VP.

Personally I think Hillary needs to go young, exciting and 'outside the box'. She needs to bring in young voters and excite those voters who tend to only vote every 4 years if the will inspires them. I know Tom Kaine has been high on the list but I think he would bore voters. Hillary needs to go with someone like Julian Castro, Cory Booker or Elizabeth Warren - 3 people I think would help get those voters excited!

Your thoughts?


16 votes, 0 passes | Time left: Unlimited
Former Mayor of San Antonio and HUD Secretary Julian Castro
1 (6%)
Former TX Governor Candidate and awesome GOP-Asskicker Wendy Davis
0 (0%)
Former VA Governor now US Senator Tim Kaine
3 (19%)
Former MT Governor Brian Schweitzer
1 (6%)
Mass US Senator Elizabeth Warren
7 (44%)
New Jersey US Senator Cory Booker
1 (6%)
Former OH Senator Sherrod Brown
1 (6%)
Vermont US Senator (and former primary opponent) Bernie Sanders
0 (0%)
Current Vice President Joe Biden
0 (0%)
Other - post your choices
2 (13%)
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Tom Perez. Mass Jul 2016 #1
I've been moving into the Perez camp the past few days. nemo137 Jul 2016 #4
This is where my brain is right now OldHippieChick Jul 2016 #16
I had Kaine, but am going with Booker now. The guy can excite voters. tonyt53 Jul 2016 #2
We have a mayor candidate here in Wilmington DE who use to work for Booker LynneSin Jul 2016 #3
Booker excites bankers and Wall street and KILLS teacher vote AntiBank Jul 2016 #5
I'm also in the Perez camp for now but I'm wondering if we have a dark horse selection coming. LonePirate Jul 2016 #6
This poll should be "Who do YOU want for VP?" Hortensis Jul 2016 #7
Honestly... Chan790 Jul 2016 #20
Well, Chan790, I want Warren because she is a very Hortensis Jul 2016 #22
No...as a former VA resident, I can tell you Tim Kaine is in no way a "progressive reformer"... Chan790 Jul 2016 #23
Well, you go to it. I think you and I using two Hortensis Jul 2016 #24
I'm hoping for Perez or Warren Lisa D Jul 2016 #8
Castro, Booker, O'Malley. Nt NCTraveler Jul 2016 #9
You know there has already been a short list published. BainsBane Jul 2016 #10
I've seen them all LynneSin Jul 2016 #25
Passing rock Jul 2016 #11
I don't mind being surprised but, I'm hoping it's Tom Perez DonViejo Jul 2016 #12
I like Booker and Warren. Castro doesnt have enough of a record to really know where he stands Warren DeMontague Jul 2016 #13
I voted other jcgoldie Jul 2016 #14
This poll reads more like who do you WANT Hillary to pick. Lil Missy Jul 2016 #15
doesnt matter larkrake Jul 2016 #17
DWS Motown_Johnny Jul 2016 #18
Wendy Davis? Really? VPOTUS? Not a serious list. No Perez? Please. nt TeamPooka Jul 2016 #19
I would like her to pick Xavier Becerra. But I am thinking she will pick Tom Vilsack. (eom) StevieM Jul 2016 #21
Passing DemonGoddess Jul 2016 #26
FORMER Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown??? Night Watchman Jul 2016 #27
John Lewis. Dustlawyer Jul 2016 #28
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