A Fresh Take On The Difficulties of Running Third Party

There is more significance to casting a third party vote: it can just as well be interpreted as a reflection of a voter’s dissatisfaction with the current status quo, and those in power.

BROOKLYN (Workers World Today) — Political scientists have known since the 1950s that as a consequence of plurality voting alternative parties would be marginalized in the resulting two-party system, adhering to what is commonly referred to as Duverger’s law. What this leads to are disparate branches of competition, where more recognizable parties such as the […]