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Week 6 DiscussionThird Party Candidates - Please respond to the following MAIN DISCUSSION QUESTION:Discuss one effect that the two-party system of the United States has on the politicalinterests of American citizens. Suggest one reason or strategy used by the two-partysystem to keep third party candidates from successfully running for president.Can you see why these two main parties do not want any additional candidates to runagainst them from third parties like the Green party, the Reform party, the ProgressiveAlliance party, the Socialist party, or the Libertarian party etc?How do the 2 main parties eliminate them from the campaigns and ballots etc?The two- party system of the United States had many effects on the political interest of Americancitizens including mainly splitting all of the debates and ideas onto two clear sides. This leads toa increase in the voter numbers because people want to make sure that whoever in is the
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Major party, Plurality voting system, Socialist Party, Two party system

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