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  • Third past the post

    Third past the post

    Although there are several other minor parties, such as the Green and Constitution parties, and some independent candidates as well, since 1852, a candidate from the Republican or Democratic parties has always won or become runner-up in the US presidential elections, except in 1912, when Theodore Roosevelt, a popular former Republican president and a unique candidate unto himself came in second while not running under the banner of one of the two major parties and lost to Woodrow Wilson.

    December 18, 2020
  • Clinton’s popular vote lead crosses 1.7 million

    Clinton’s popular vote lead crosses 1.7 million

    Clinton's lead keeps rising on her strength in California, where her margin stands at 29 percentage points, up from President Obama's 23 percentage points 2012.

    November 22, 2016