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A Ballot-Level Study of Green and Reform Party Voters in the 2000 Presidential Election 1

  title={A Ballot-Level Study of Green and Reform Party Voters in the 2000 Presidential Election 1},
  author={Michael C. Herron and Jeffrey B. Lewis},
The 2000 presidential race included two major party candida tes—Republican George W. Bush and Democrat Al Gore—and two prominent third party candidates— Ralph Nader of the Green Party and Pat Buchanan of the Reform Party. While it is often presumed t hat Nader spoiled the 2000 election for Gore by siphoning away votes that would have bee n cast for him in the absence of a Nader candidacy, we show that this presumption is rather mis leading. While Nader voters in 2000 were somewhat pro-Democrat… 

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