Jeremy Quittner: The Small-Business Appeal of the Libertarian Party

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Gary Johnson

By Jeremy Quittner, Fortune.com, July 11th, 2016:

An emerging third party could cause trouble for both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

Gary Johnson won only 1% of the vote when he ran as the Libertarian candidate for president in 2012. And while most people still haven’t heard of him, the former New Mexico governor is slowly gaining traction in this chaotic election season, particularly among business owners.

With a strong pro-business message, Johnson could eventually could emerge as the third–party candidate who grabs votes from either former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton or real–estate magnate Donald Trump, the respective presumptive Democratic and Republican candidates, political analysts say.

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