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Old 01-03-2019, 07:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Ulf the Unwashed View Post
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I'm curious about where you got this information. According to the Washington Post, https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/...=.84a0b8c11bb8, three groups carried out surveys of folks who voted for Sanders in the 2016 primaries and then also voted in the general election.

Two of the surveys, gathering information via different methods, determined that 12% of Sanders voters pulled the lever for Trump in the general election. The surveys didn't ask about people who stayed home or voted for Johnson or Stein or a write-in, but if 12% voted for the opposition candidate it seems...unrealistic...to say that "about 90%" of Sanders voters picked Clinton in the general election.

Also, . And given that Stein's vote barely budged from 2012, there couldn't have been that many Bernie supporters defecting to her.

Johnson did do unusually well for a Libertarian; I haven't seen any data but would assume that's largely from anti-Trump Republicans.