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MEET THE CANDIDATES WHO’VE BEEN RUNNING FOR OFFICE FOR 20 YEARS

Article by JAIME FULLER | Source: MTV News | 5/25/2016

Currently looking at candidates running for office this year and wishing you had another choice? Lucky for you, people all across the country have been providing alternatives for disaffected voters for decades. Some of these would-be politicians, known as perennial candidates for the reliable way they appear in the election cycle every spring, care deeply about issues that don’t concern your average voter. Some campaign to make a point, others to make a joke. A few would desperately like to win, but can’t help saying the first thing they think of at every opportunity — a trait that seemed deadly to any campaign before the 2016 presidential race.

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