"As a resident of Minnesota, I know my vote is crucial this election. However, I know that my values stand firm with the Greens. Getting the voices of third parties heard in this country is extremely important. The fact remains that I want anyone but Bush to be reelected. A friend in a class at St. Cloud State University in St. Cloud, MN told me about your site. Thank goodness for your foresight! The third party I support will be heard and at the same time I can vote democratic in a state that really matters this year. Thank you vote pair!"
Maple Grove, MN
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How It Works
First, strategic voters enter their state and voting preference. They are then told whether they are voting in a swing state, where the race is close, or a secure state, where wide margins of victory are predicted for either Bush or Kerry.
Voters who register with VotePair will be paired with another participant via email. In this way, a swing state voter whose first choice is Nader, Cobb or Badnarik and a secure state voter whose first choice is Kerry can communicate with each other about strategic voting in the upcoming election. Pairing will facilitate dialogue and provide an opportunity for partners to make sure that their pairing partner is pledging in good faith.
See our discussion on how we determine swing states.