"I'm 63 years old, have four grown children and one grandbaby. I just emailed your address to my kids because I am so fearful for their future and I am concerned about the terrible injustice that our corrupt two party system is wreaking on not just our own country but on the world. One of my kids and I voted for Nader last election but I am terrified of Bush getting re-elected so this idea of swapping votes is pure genius. Together with lack of a living wage, poverty and health care are the most pressing issues because they strike at the core of our rights as human beings. "
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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.