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November 7th, 2012
02:44 PM ET

Libertarian candidate Gets 1% of votes

CNN's Suzanne Malveaux talks with Libertarian Presidential Candidate, Gary Johnson about a divided America.

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  1. KingGip

    I'm a dedicated viewer of CNN, but today I have a question about the exit poll data shown as I am watching my favorite programs. Where are the exit poll numbers for Black voters? I'm seeing numbers on every race except Blacks specifically. Can someone please explain why?

    November 7, 2012 at 4:23 pm |
  2. Toni

    I am one of the 1.1 million votes that Gary Johnson received on Tuesday, and I am sure he is right that he would have had more support had the race not been so close in most states. I live in Texas, which historically supports Republican candidates, so I didn't feel like my vote towards a third party would have any affect on the outcome in my state. Had I lived somewhere else, I might be inclined to vote red or blue.

    Although Gary Johnson is not the most eloquent speaker, his views that government should have little involvement in social issues and seriously rein in spending really strike a cord with me. Romney really lost the youth vote, and I believe that is where Republican policies fail – their reluctance to concede on basic civil liberties. I wish good luck to the Libertarian party and will continue to support their vision.

    November 7, 2012 at 5:34 pm |
  3. Cody

    I am also one of the votes that Gary Johnson received. The thing that gets me is I talk to people all the time that completely agree with almost everything that the Libertarian party stands for but doesn't vote for them because its not one of the big 2. If everyone that agreed with their policies actually sacked up and voted for the Libertarian instead of the "lesser of 2 evils" the Libertarian party could easily turn into that major 3rd party that so many people want and call for. But for the future Both the Democrats and Republicans have zero chance of receiving my vote.

    November 8, 2012 at 1:42 am |

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