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I realize the mechanism behind it is different. But the effect is the same. I frequently get single-name ballots here in Arizona (not for big national offices, but for lower offices on the ballot). I refuse to mark the single name offered. I will not participate in the hoax that is an "election" with only one choice. I'll mark the rest of my ballot, of course, but not those single-name offices.

And while I get your spinach analogy, how do people really know what they want? If the only thing on the ballot is vanilla ice cream, and that's what they've always gotten, then how do they know they don't want mint chocolate chip unless it's offered? They may not even realize there is such a thing as mint chocolate chip.
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