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Old 11-20-2012, 11:33 AM
 
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Itís because we have a first-past-the-post, winner take all system. Third parties are viable when you have run-off elections or proportional representation.

On the other hand, countries with a large number of micro-parties, like Israel, can be ungovernable as well.
How about having no parties...
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Old 11-20-2012, 11:35 AM
 
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How about having no parties...
Party-like coalitions will form in their place which in maximizing their electoral potential will begin to function identically to political parties. A rose by any other name...
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