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Question: Which of these three?
Senator Robert F. Kennedy (D-NY)/V.P. Hubert H. Humphrey (D-MN)   -23 (63.9%)
Governor Nelson Rockefeller (R-NY)/Governor George Romney (R-MI)   -5 (13.9%)
Form. Governor George Wallace (AI-AL)/Actor John Wayne (AI-CA)   -7 (19.4%)
Write-in (specify)   -1 (2.8%)
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Author Topic: 1968 General Election (Kennedy vs. Rockefeller vs. Wallace)  (Read 3048 times)
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« on: September 06, 2012, 09:07:57 pm »
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With the election in three days, you have to decide. Will you vote for Senator Kennedy's anti-war campaign? Or will you vote for Rockefeller and a rejection of the Democrats but in favor of a sane Republican? Or will you decide to support George Wallace's third-party populist campaign?

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Senator Robert F. Kennedy (D-NY)/
Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey (D-MN)




Governor Nelson Rockefeller (R-NY)/
Governor George Romney (R-MI)




Former Governor George Wallace (AI-AL)/
Actor John Wayne (AI-CA)
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« Reply #1 on: September 06, 2012, 09:13:26 pm »
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RFK.
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« Reply #2 on: September 06, 2012, 09:15:14 pm »
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RFK.
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« Reply #3 on: September 06, 2012, 09:17:11 pm »
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Write-in: Eugene McCarthy
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« Reply #5 on: September 06, 2012, 09:34:54 pm »
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I refuse to vote. All three candidates are awful.
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« Reply #6 on: September 06, 2012, 10:09:10 pm »
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RFK. But I'd be satisfied as long as Wallace didn't win.
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« Reply #8 on: September 06, 2012, 10:47:09 pm »
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John Wayne was an AIP member ?
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Bobby, although I like the Pubbies here too.
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« Reply #10 on: September 06, 2012, 11:06:54 pm »
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RFK

if it were anyone else, I'd have to find another candidate to write-in.
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« Reply #12 on: September 07, 2012, 06:30:11 am »
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Voted RFK.
After seeing these results, I'd like to change my vote to write-in Pigasus.
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« Reply #14 on: September 07, 2012, 11:33:08 am »
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Wallace, because all four people on the top two tickets are abysmal.
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« Reply #15 on: September 07, 2012, 01:02:35 pm »
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An enthusiastic vote for Rocky/Romney.

Why are so many Republicans voting for RFK? I mean, sure, Rockefeller isn't a conservative, but he's to the right of RFK.
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« Reply #16 on: September 07, 2012, 01:05:02 pm »
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Rockefeller, though barely.
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Wallace.
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« Reply #18 on: September 07, 2012, 05:22:37 pm »
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John Wayne was an AIP member ?

A poll was done on this board of all the people considered by Wallace for VP and John Wayne won.
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The dream ticket.  Smiley
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« Reply #20 on: September 07, 2012, 05:35:04 pm »
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What domestic policy differences? (H/T Teddy White)
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« Reply #21 on: September 07, 2012, 09:52:26 pm »
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John Wayne was an AIP member ?

A poll was done on this board of all the people considered by Wallace for VP and John Wayne won.

But the fact he was considered in first place means he somewhat shared his views...
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« Reply #22 on: September 08, 2012, 09:01:29 pm »
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I probably would have voted for RFK, but I would not mind Rockefeller either. This in kind of off-topic, but I think that if RFK were elected in 1968 and re-elected in 1972, the Republicans would have probably took over the House and Senate in the 1974 midterm elections due to the mediocre economy of the mid 1970s and overall fatigue with 20 years of the Democrats controlling both branches of congress. In 1976, Ronald Reagan would have likely became President if RFK was elected in 1968 as well.
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« Reply #23 on: September 08, 2012, 09:35:09 pm »
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John Wayne was an AIP member ?

A poll was done on this board of all the people considered by Wallace for VP and John Wayne won.

But the fact he was considered in first place means he somewhat shared his views...

Well John Wayne was a conservative Republican if that's what you mean to say.
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« Reply #24 on: September 08, 2012, 09:44:43 pm »
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Wow, Wallace is beating Rockefeller.  Shocked
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