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Happens all the time. Reagan had Anderson, Clinton had Perot, Bush43 had Nader. Spoilers do have an effect.

It's another example of how our democratic system is broken.

There's no good reason that "spoilers" should determine presidential races. It is undemocratic when two right-wing candidates split a majority of the vote and a left-wing candidate wins with a minority of the electorate.
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