"Although I think choosing between Bush and Kerry on foreign policy is like choosing between Coke and Pepsi...I still think that on domestic issues Democrats are a better party. If I can help with my vote to enable Kerry to win this year's election while at the same time not sacrificing my ultimate goal to break the two-party system and give someone who is a true humanitarian and an environmentalist a chance, my effort would not be in vain. From what I've seen, VotePair seems like a promising strategy provided that it's true that a few hundred votes one way or the other (per swing state) can change the outcome of the election, which I believe it is."
St. Louis, MO
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