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allswel March 15th, 2015 1:26pm

At the moment, I am hoping that Bernie Sanders runs for President in 2016 as an independent. Do you think an independent candidate could have an impact on the 2016 election?

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catpillow Florida West Coast
03/15/15 9:54 am

I'd vote for Bernie.

rbrown Kansas
03/15/15 9:45 am

He couldn't win, but he could help shape the debate and possibly move Hillary a bit to the left. Same goes for Elizabeth Warren. I really hope one of them does just that.

FLAmerican Pensacola
03/15/15 8:55 am

He'll throw the race to the GOP.

jvberg Winter has Come
03/15/15 7:58 am

They'd have an impact by taking votes away from another candidate

rons Thanks America
03/15/15 7:27 am

Lady Ga Ga has a better chance! Meat dress or Meathead. Pick it!

Ru12bseen Ignoring the Ignorant
03/15/15 7:05 am

Sadly, there's still too much blind devotion to parties for people to rise up and elect someone outside of a party. Further, the media bias against independent candidates is a real barrier. My opinion is based on 0 research and all gut. Lol.

spicysteve M14D SBS
03/15/15 6:48 am

If Sanders ran in the general, it's more than feasible that he'd be able to peel a couple million ballots off Clinton's total, effectively handing the race to the G.O.P.

chinito Florida
03/15/15 7:02 am

Kind of what happened when Bill Clinton got elected the first time

spicysteve M14D SBS
03/15/15 7:04 am

Exactly. I bet that race would've been a he'll of a lot closer if Perot didn't loom so large.

skinner Jersey City
03/15/15 6:41 am

I would love to see Bernie Sanders run for president. I would like it if he ran as a Democrat and I would like it even more if he ran as an Independent. However, I don't hold this hope because I want Sanders to win, but rather because Sanders would

skinner Jersey City
03/15/15 6:45 am

drive Clinton away from the third way and towards the far left if he runs in the primary. If Sanders runs as an independent, then he may siphon off people who would vote for Clinton.

Rotavele Alabama
03/15/15 6:34 am

YES!!! He was on cnn yesterday. Ive found my candidate!