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« on: December 21, 2009, 05:19:34 pm »
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Welcome to the 2012 running mate enrolment thread!  Here you can declare your interest in being selected as the official vice presidential nominee, and support either Xander Xiao (D) or Helen Hudson (R) in their efforts to win the presidency.

Below are the names and pictures of several politicians that each campaign has decided to enter into consideration.  Of those, several are considered potential, meaning that they are of interest to the campaign, but they have not yet expressed interest in the role themselves.  Those that have done so have been short listed.  Some of them, primarily the nominee's former rivals during the primaries, may have been ruled out for various reasons.

If you would like to join the game and enter the short list, please select an unoccupied candidate (i.e. one that doesn't already have a forum member's name above the profile picture) from the 'Potential' list.  If you like, you can write a brief biography for your candidate, which for your own sake should probably emphasize why you would be a beneficial addition to the ticket.

You don't actually need to be a supporter of either major party, and even if you are, you don't particularly need to be in the same party as your chosen candidate.





DEMOCRATS


SHORT LIST

Click on the images for biographies of the candidates, if available.


           




POTENTIAL


           

           

           

           

       




RULED OUT








REPUBLICANS


SHORT LIST

Click on the images for biographies of the candidates, if available.


             

             






POTENTIAL


           

             

             






RULED OUT


   
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« Reply #1 on: December 21, 2009, 05:38:26 pm »
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I'll play as Trent, if no one objects.
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« Reply #2 on: December 21, 2009, 05:39:36 pm »
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I'll play as Trent, if no one objects.

I OBJECT.  Angry Angry Angry Angry Angry


Furthermore, welcome to the game.
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I'll play as Trent, if no one objects.

I OBJECT.  Angry Angry Angry Angry Angry


Furthermore, welcome to the game.

Why do you have to be a hater joe...why.

Thanks.
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Dying bread of Americans.
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And where on earth did you get these photos from. Ahaha.  Like a bad high school yearbook.
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A Socially Liberal, Fiscally Conservative NE Republican with some Left-Libertarian/3rd Way Leanings. Simply, a Rockefeller Republican.

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Dying bread of Americans.
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« Reply #5 on: December 21, 2009, 05:45:25 pm »
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And where on earth did you get these photos from. Ahaha.  Like a bad high school yearbook.
Ohio legislature, I think.
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« Reply #6 on: December 21, 2009, 05:47:02 pm »
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For example, this is the page for John Adams, the majority whip. He has a strong resemblence to Andrew Atkins. Wink

http://www.house.state.oh.us/index.php?option=com_displaymembers&task=detail&district=78

*Runs off to see who I am in the house*

Joe, you should have putten in Kathleen Chandler. She's a babe...

Of course, I'm a Democrat in the Ohio house. Wink Connie Pillich, she's in her first term.

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« Reply #7 on: December 21, 2009, 05:59:01 pm »
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Would it be possible to jump back into the game as a potential Democratic VP while forgetting my old persona?
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« Reply #8 on: December 21, 2009, 06:57:08 pm »
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If I can't endorse I probably can't do this, but if I can, I'll be Fred Foster.
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I am remaining with my character
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« Reply #10 on: December 21, 2009, 08:14:38 pm »
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I'll be Larry Little from Wyoming.
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« Reply #11 on: December 21, 2009, 10:58:04 pm »
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I'm Cooper, and would love to be VP!
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« Reply #12 on: December 21, 2009, 11:01:43 pm »
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If I can switch over to Pete Price, I will.
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« Reply #13 on: December 21, 2009, 11:04:36 pm »
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Will the VP pick give regional bonuses?
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LOL, Failure

Alright, if Republicans gain less than 75 seats, I'll prominently display my failure in my signature.
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« Reply #14 on: December 21, 2009, 11:12:13 pm »
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For example, this is the page for John Adams, the majority whip. He has a strong resemblence to Andrew Atkins. Wink

http://www.house.state.oh.us/index.php?option=com_displaymembers&task=detail&district=78

*Runs off to see who I am in the house*

Joe, you should have putten in Kathleen Chandler. She's a babe...

Of course, I'm a Democrat in the Ohio house. Wink Connie Pillich, she's in her first term.



I'm a Democrat too, Matt Szollosi, The Speaker Pro Tempore.
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« Reply #15 on: December 22, 2009, 02:24:50 am »
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And where on earth did you get these photos from. Ahaha.  Like a bad high school yearbook.
Ohio legislature, I think.

For the presidential candidates, that's right.  Although Xiao's picture was taken from the Washington legislature, IIRC.  These veep pictures were instead taken from the Arkansas legislature.
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« Reply #16 on: December 22, 2009, 02:28:12 am »
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Would it be possible to jump back into the game as a potential Democratic VP while forgetting my old persona?
If I can switch over to Pete Price, I will.

Sorry, but both of you must remain with your original characters for the duration of the 2012 election.

Ben, do you want to be shortlisted as Goldsmith?
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« Reply #17 on: December 22, 2009, 02:30:49 am »
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If I can't endorse I probably can't do this, but if I can, I'll be Fred Foster.

Yeah, I'm afraid I can't really allow that just yet either.  But just to reiterate, you're welcome to come back and sign up once you've made 50 posts on the forum.  And there's certainly no restrictions on following and commenting on the race. Smiley
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Will the VP pick give regional bonuses?

Yep, exactly the same principle as the presidential candidates, but the overall effect is halved for Veeps.
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« Reply #19 on: December 22, 2009, 08:15:36 am »
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If I can't endorse I probably can't do this, but if I can, I'll be Fred Foster.

Yeah, I'm afraid I can't really allow that just yet either.  But just to reiterate, you're welcome to come back and sign up once you've made 50 posts on the forum.  And there's certainly no restrictions on following and commenting on the race. Smiley

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« Reply #20 on: December 22, 2009, 10:27:17 am »
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I'll return as Quinn.
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« Reply #21 on: December 22, 2009, 10:55:09 am »
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Ben, do you want to be shortlisted as Goldsmith?

Yes.
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« Reply #22 on: December 22, 2009, 05:43:27 pm »
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Return as Williams.
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« Reply #23 on: December 22, 2009, 08:01:13 pm »
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Eh, I'll return as Kessler, I believe I was.
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Let me put this as clear as I can (saying this to myself, as well, so I can see it): I WILL get a job with CADD and I WILL keep the job.
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« Reply #24 on: December 22, 2009, 08:21:43 pm »
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Are we doing our bios here?
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