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MisterElection2001
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« on: August 17, 2016, 12:14:18 pm »
« edited: August 18, 2016, 10:44:45 am by Libertarian_Leo »

I had some free time today, so I made this map of the percentage of votes that the Johnson/Gray ticket got per state. As you can see, they got the most votes in states that aren't considered battleground, which backs up the claims of this article (http://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2016/08/third-party-candidates-2016-clinton-trump-johnson/493931/).
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« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2016, 03:23:27 pm »

I've always wanted to see a Johnson strength map; thanks for the work! Grin
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« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2016, 04:51:04 pm »

Very interesting. I wonder if Johnson's struggles in swing states is more regional since he did well in western swing states like Nevada and Colorado but poorly in others.
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« Reply #3 on: August 18, 2016, 09:46:38 am »

I've always wanted to see a Johnson strength map; thanks for the work! Grin
Thank you! I want to make some more, but I can't find any other presidential candidates to do maps for. Not all states reported the individual write-in votes for each official candidate, and in some states, the presidential ticket for third parties differed from each state (like the Constitution Party in Oregon). If you have any suggestions, I will gladly make more, even for elections from different years.
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« Reply #4 on: August 18, 2016, 09:52:15 am »

I've always wanted to see a Johnson strength map; thanks for the work! Grin
Thank you! I want to make some more, but I can't find any other presidential candidates to do maps for. Not all states reported the individual write-in votes for each official candidate, and in some states, the presidential ticket for third parties differed from each state (like the Constitution Party in Oregon). If you have any suggestions, I will gladly make more, even for elections from different years.

Nader '08?
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« Reply #5 on: August 18, 2016, 10:51:55 am »

Coming right up!
https://uselectionatlas.org/FORUM/index.php?topic=243761.0
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