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Here are my suggestions for candidates. Also, here is some info on the election:

http://ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=1954

http://ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=1839

Republicans

William Howard Taft

Theodore Roosevelt

Robert Marion La Follette

Charles Evans Hughes

Nicholas Murray Butler

Albert B. Cummins

Democrats

Woodrow Wilson

Louis Brandeis

James Beauchamp "Champ" Clark

Judson Harmon

Oscar Wilder Underwood

John Burke

William Jennings Bryan

Thomas R. Marshall

Simeon Eben Baldwin

Eugene Foss

William Gaynor

Progressives (Bull Moose)

Theodore Roosevelt

Robert Marion La Follette

Hiram Johnson

Albert J. Beveridge

Socialists

Eugene Debs

Vincent Berger

Bill Haywood

Emil Seidel

Charles E. Russell

Prohibitions

Eugene Wilder Chafin

Aaron Sherman Watkins

Socialist Labor

Arthur Elmer Reimer

August Gilhaus

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Hm, a suggestion - You might want to turn off the Bull Moose/Progressive Party during the primary process, because technically, they weren't formed until after the Republican National Convention and Taft's stealing of the nomination.

I don't believe it is possible to have a party deactivated during the primaries, but activated when the general starts.

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I know there were discussions on the boards about developing a game trigger in which a major party candidate (usually Ron Paul, but also I think Chuck Hagel might have been mentioned) loses the primary but then starts a third party. I dunno if TheorySpark was looking into that or not.

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  • 9 months later...

Hate to bump, but I think I have an idea on how to do it-

The Bull Moose Party starts out with 0.1% nationwide and is constantly battered about with scripted scandals so that it does not get very strong. On the 2nd Day of the general, make an event that, assuming the Republican Version of TR doesn't exist anymore, they suddenly surge nationwide with a series of scripted events.

I know this thread is old, but it's just help if someone wants to restart this.

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