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Web primary aims to find third option for president

Millions raised to secure ballot access

Frustrated by the gridlock in Washington, a well-funded bipartisan group of activists and political professionals plans to give voters a third choice for president in 2012.

They want to choose a candidate through a national nominating process on the Internet, and have the candidate prequalified for the ballot in all 50 states. The blueprint calls for the presidential candidate to choose a running mate from another party - or no party at all.

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