If you're going to throw away your vote, this is the way to do it


This election has two of the most disliked candidates of all time. So disliked, that many voters are considering casting ballots for third party candidates. Many politicians and journalists alike will tell you that this is basically throwing away your vote, or just casting a protest vote. And maybe they're right. But if you're interested in voting down ballot and just hate the two folks at the top, you do have options to stick it to the man in the presidential. There are over 100 write-in candidates and you can find them all here. At the bottom of this article is a complete list of all the presidential candidates that can be found on the ballot (some are only found in five states). But here's a list of a few candidates and why you should protest vote for them:

Dan Vacek from the Legal Marijuana Now Party

  • Frequently wears a fedora
  • Is always baked
  • Has a devils gotee
  • Has literally one issue so there's not much research to do

Joseph "Joe Exotic" Maldonado from the Independent Party

  • Is the best candidate to introduce at a wrestling match
  • Has more piercings than u
  • Bleaches part of his hair
  • Lots of turquoise

Bradford Lyttle from the US Pacifist Party

  • Is adorable
  • Has that little strap thing that keeps his glasses on his head
  • Definitely did not have any help making his website

Jim Hedges from the Prohibition Party

  • Looks like one of the Founding Fathers
  • Reminds you of that uncle you hate

Princess Khadijah Jacob Fambro from the Revolutionary Party

  • Princess

Gloria LaRiva from the Party of Socialism and Liberation (PSL)

  • Their party is called PSL so I'm assuming everyone in America gets free PSLs (I didn't check)

I do not necessarily recommend a protest vote. But, do what you have to do to get out and vote on November 8, even if you're only taking down ballot races seriously. It's really fucking important.

List of all the candidates running for president in 2016 (write in candidates are not listed):

  • Democratic Party - Hillary Clinton and Tim Kane
  • Republican Party - Donald Trump and Mike Pence
  • Libertarian Party - Gary Johnson and Bill Weld
  • Green Party - Jill Stein and Ajamu Baraka
  • Constitution party of the U.S - Darrell Castle and Scott Bradly
  • Independent Party - Evan McMullin and Mindy Finn
  • Party of Socialism and Liberation (PSL) - Gloria LaRiva and Eugene Puryear
  • Reform Party USA - Rocky de la Fuente and Michael Steinberg
  • Socialist Party USA - Emidio "Mimi" Soltysik and Angela Walker
  • Socialist Workers Party (SWP) - Alyson Kennedy and Osborne Hart
  • Approval Voting Party - Frank Atwood
  • Constitution Party of Idaho - Scott Copeland
  • Independent - Richard Duncan
  • Revolutionary Party - Princess Khadijah Jacob Fambro
  • Prohibition Party - Jim Hedges
  • America's Party - Tom Hoefling
  • Independent - Lynn Kahn
  • Veterans Party of America - Chris Keniston
  • Independent American Party - Kyle Kopitke
  • Independent - Laurence Koltikoff
  • Independent - David Limbaugh
  • US Pacifist Party - Bradford Lyttle
  • Independent - Joseph "Joe Exotic" Maldonado
  • American Solidarity Party - Mike Maturen
  • Workers World Party - Monica Moorhead
  • Independent - Ryan Scott
  • Nutrition Party - Rod Silva
  • American Party of SC - Peter Skewes
  • Independent - Mike Smith
  • Legal Marijuana Now Party - Dan Vacek
  • Socialist Equality Party - Jerry White

Christianna is an adventurous, optimistic feminist who can hold her own in a few topics: politics, music, baking and books. At a party, you can find her consoling the hostess’s pets and sipping a gin and tonic.