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Oct 23, 2015

Yes. The current system creates a strong incentive for people to cluster into parties (to avoid vote splitting), which in turn means that centrist candidates -- those that appeal to the "median voter" -- are essentially unelectable.

This isn't only true for presidential elections, but also for most other public offices in the US. It is completely broken as it means that partisan gridlock prevents most things from getting done.

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