Politics I'm thinking about registering to vote. What party do you recommend I select?

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Which political party do I choose?

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  1. Bobby Axelrod

    Bobby Axelrod Well-Known Member

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    I don't believe there should be political parties. It seems very archaic to have teams like that.

    That said, I know I have to choose something so what do I pick if I consider myself socially liberal and fiscally conservative?
     
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  2. Mark Mayonnaise

    Mark Mayonnaise You look like a tree! VIP

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    MAGA Made Board Retarded Again Banned User

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    Both parties are terrible, so I'd register as an independent if I were you.

    If you want to align with one of the two major parties, however, you'd have to go Republican. Democrats are the party of Black Lives Matter, illegal immigrants, Muslims, and transgender bathrooms. That's just too embarrassing.
     
  4. Beer Can

    Beer Can Well-Known Member

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    If you hate humanity and love global warming register Republican.
     
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    DrSublux Who am dis VIP

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    This makes absolute sense, thanks dude or should I say cis-gender person
     
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    MAGA Made Board Retarded Again Banned User

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    ^Typical rabid liberal cultist :jj:
     
  7. sumtexan

    sumtexan Consentido de Dios Gold

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    What state do you live in? Is voting in Primary elections important to you? Some states require party registration to participate in primaries whereas others are open, so you need to figure this out first.

    Based on what you describe, it sounds like you tend towards a Libertarian type of party. Both major parties are going to have aspects you will disagree with, so you need to figure out what's most important to you (e.g., Second Amendment, foreign policy, GDP, trade, military, social issues, etc.) and figure out what's most odious to you, and decide for yourself which party best represents your important issues while minimizing the odious/disagreeable issues. At the end of the day, you may find yourself no closer to a choice, so unless your state requires party affiliation, it may make most sense for you to remain an independent.
     
  8. scoobyla

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    what state are u in?
     
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    Whig Party.







    (Stern related)
     
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    Is Larry inc on the ballot yet?
     
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    My vote can be bought. Should I put it on eBay?
     
  12. knuckle_hedd

    knuckle_hedd loving life!

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    Neither..
     
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    PI Nate Disenfranchised since 1984...

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    I may have said Bull Moose, but that works. :up:
     
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    "Minimizing the odious" is going in my signature.
     
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    I dont think you have to select a party unless you're voting in the primary.
     
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    I voted other. And by other, I mean go fuck yourself :)
     
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    I registered as an independent/undecided. Used to be strictly Democrat, but I'm voting for Trump in November. Doesn't mean I'll go full Republican, though, since Trump doesn't seem to fit the image of a true Republican, either.
     
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    I enjoy living in a state with open primaries. I figure I've voted about equal times on both sides (especially local) depending on whos running. I cant imagine being locked in to one party or the other - both are completely rotten. all you can do at this point is forget the letter next to their names and vote for the person