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THE RESULTS!

Just in case you thought it was Nader screwing up everyone’s mojo, or believed Badnarik’s press release that he actually won, here’s the final results (pending absentees and, well, Ohio)

George W. Bush (Republican) 58,978,616 51%
http://www.georgewbush.org/

John F. Kerry (Democrat) 55,384,497 48%
http://www.johnkerry.com/

Ralph Nader (His Own Bad Self)\tab 394,578
http://www.votenader.org/

Michael Badnarik (Libertarian)\tab 377,940
http://www.lp.org/

Michael A. Peroutka (Constitution)\tab 129,842
http://www.peroutka2004.com/

David Cobb (Green)\tab 105,525
http://www.votecobb.org/

Leonard Peltier (Peace and Freedom Party) 21,616
http://www.peaceandfreedom2004.org/
(Peltier isn’t the first federal prisoner to run from a cell – Eugene Debs ran as a Socialist many times from jail and did rather well.)

Walter F. Brown (Socialist)\tab 10,258
http://www.waltbrownforpresident.org/

James Harris (Socialist Workers Party)\tab 6,699
Roger Calero (Socialist Workers Party)\tab 5,274
http://www.themilitant.com/
(Note that Harris wasn’t actually running this year. However he polled more because most states wouldn’t list the SWP’s ACTUAL candidate, Mr. Calero being unable to actually serve if elected, being foreign born. Splittists.)

None of These Candidates 3,646
http://www.brokentoys.org/
(Nevada lets you vote for None of the above).

Thomas J. Harens (Christian Freedom Party/MN) 2,395
http://www.christianfreedomparty.com/

Bill Van Auken \tab (Socialist Equality Party) 2,078
http://www.socialequality.com/

Gene Amondson (Prohibition) 1,896
http://www.geneamondson.com/

John Parker (Liberty Union/VT) 1,159
http://www.libertyunion.windham.vt.us/

Charles Jay (Personal Choice)\tab 867
http://www.charlesjay.com/
(His running mate was Marilyn Chambers. Yes, that Marilyn Chambers. I’m not sure if she KNEW she was running for VP, mind you.)

Stanford “Andy” E. Andress 720
(No one knows anything about this guy. No, really. Go Andy!)

Earl F. Dodge (Prohibition) 122
http://www.prohibition.org/
(Apparently, there are either 2 Prohibition parties, or they got drunk and nominated 2 guys.)

Numbers: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/elections/2004/page/295001
Most links from either Google or here: http://www.politics1.com/p2004.htm