Derek Muller op-ed, “Libertarians and Greens Can Win — Even If They Lose” — Wall Street Journal

October 14, 2016 — An op-ed by Professor Derek T. Muller, titled “Libertarians and Greens Can Win — Even If They Lose,” has been published in the Wall Street Journal.

Excerpt from “Libertarians and Greens Can Win — Even If They Lose”:

Should the Johnson or Stein campaigns earn 5% of the popular vote, their parties could receive public funding in 2020.

Gary Johnson and Jill Stein have a difficult task — though this election year it might be easier than most. The trick for third parties in American politics is convincing voters that they aren’t “wasting” ballots by supporting the Libertarian or Green Party candidate, since neither will make it to the White House.

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