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  • America Votes

    Election news from across the Knight Ridder network and the Web

    Tuesday, October 12, 2004

    Spiders vs. turtles 

    Think the presidential race is just George W. Bush vs. John Kerry vs. Ralph Nader? On the contrary, there are dozens of candidates running (who may or may not be on your state's ballot).

    You can see a list of all the presidential and vice presidential candidates on Project Vote Smart.

    While we know very little about many of the candidates, we vote the National Barking Spider Resurgence Party the one with the best name (candidates: Michael W. "Mike" Bay and Dave Cogan).

    We also noticed three candidates from parties with Prohibition in their name (Gene Amondson, Earl F. Dodge and Thomas K. "Major Tom" Reed) and candidates from the Turtle Party, Party X, Veteran's Industrial and numerous others that we reasonably informed people have never heard of.

    posted by Ellen Dunkel at 2:29 PM



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