INDEPENDENCE PARTY BREAKS RECORDS;
142,817 VOTES FOR BLOOMBERG ON COLUMN C
DELIVERS MARGIN TO CITY’S FIRST INDEPENDENT MAYOR
Unofficial returns released by the Board of Elections put the IP total on Column “C” at 142,817 votes, nearly 26% of Bloomberg’s total and 13% of all votes cast. This means that 1 in 4 Bloomberg voters chose to vote on the Independence Party line.
The vote for the mayor on the Independence Party line was an increase of 91% over its total four years ago, when it drew nearly 75,000 votes on its crucial Column
Phi Beta Iota: Our undertanding is that 43% of the eligible voters in America are now declared Independents, thus outnumbering either of the two-party tyranny wings.