Gary Johnson: 'A wasted vote is voting for somebody you don't believe in'

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Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson and his running mate, Bill Weld, do not agree with the notion that casting a ballot for a third party candidate is a wasted vote.

During a second CNN Libertarian Town Hall on Wednesday, an audience member asked the men, both former Republican governors, their thoughts on the idea that a vote for their ticket wouldn't make a difference and could take away votes from the major-party candidates, resulting in a narrow win for either Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump. "A wasted vote is voting for somebody that you don't believe in, and if we're going to continue to vote for the lesser of two evils, that's still evil," Johnson said.

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