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Third-Party Candidates In 2016

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Republicans and Democrats have nominated candidates that rank among the most unpopular in recent history. But rather than holding their noses and voting for the least objectionable, some voters are taking a serious look at third-party candidates. And, those candidates are getting media attention. Are our perceptions of third-party candidates changing and how might that change the election? We look at those questions and the slate of third-party choices.


Dr. Scott H. Huffmon, professor of political science at Winthrop University; founder and director of Social & Behavioral Research Laboratory at Winthrop University

Dr. Susan Roberts, associate political science professor at Davidson College

Dr. Eric S. Heberling, professor of political science at UNC Charlotte