Third-party candidates threaten to upend likely Trump-Biden rematch

Donald Trump‘s decisive win in the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday brought the former president one step closer to a rematch with his 2020 Democratic rival, President Joe Biden.

But the growing number of third-party candidates threatens to upend the race as both parties fear an independent run will siphon votes away from their nominee.

It looks increasingly likely voters may be presented with two historically unpopular standard-bearers in the general election, prompting several politicians to consider or launch White House runs themselves. That list already includes well-known figures such as Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Cornel West, and Jill Stein, who declared their candidacies last year. 

RFK Jr., who initially ran as a Democrat, secured enough signatures on Tuesday to appear on New Hampshire’s ballot as an independent, and his team is working to
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