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  •  Maybe it will end up being Grillo's candidate? nt (0+ / 0-)

    Yes, it is bread we fight for -- but we fight for roses, too! | Pro-transit young black urban progressive | SSP/DKE | -9, -7.79 | MO-05: come for the jazz, stay for the burnt ends | Yard signs don't vote.

    by gabjoh on Fri Apr 19, 2013 at 09:17:32 AM PDT

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    •  Maybe, but he's not gaining votes (1+ / 0-)
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      Hamtree

      He hasn't been able to get over 25% on any ballot and his support has been essentially stable (although unlike other candidates he's not fading away either.)

      (-9.38, -7.49), Blood type "O", social anarchist, KY-01, "When smashing monuments, save the pedestals. They always come in handy." — Stanisław Lem

      by Setsuna Mudo on Fri Apr 19, 2013 at 09:23:27 AM PDT

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      •  What happens? (1+ / 0-)
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        lordpet8

        If they are never able to elect a new president? I assume they'd call new elections, but don't you need a new president to do that?

        We only think nothing goes without saying.

        by Hamtree on Fri Apr 19, 2013 at 09:30:50 AM PDT

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        •  The current President's term last until mid-May (1+ / 0-)
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          So there will be time for him to act if they can't elect a new President. Starting with the next ballot the threshold will be reduced to a simple majority however.

          (-9.38, -7.49), Blood type "O", social anarchist, KY-01, "When smashing monuments, save the pedestals. They always come in handy." — Stanisław Lem

          by Setsuna Mudo on Fri Apr 19, 2013 at 09:37:53 AM PDT

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