Are third-party candidates spoilers? What voting data reveal
Jill Stein speaking at the Green Party Presidential Candidate Town Hall hosted by the Green Party of Arizona at the Mesa Public Library in Mesa, Arizona. (Gage Skidmore/Flickr)

By Daniel P. Franklin, Associate Professor, Political Science, Georgia State University, Judd Thornton, Professor of Political Science, Georgia State University, and Abigail C. Bowen, Political Science Graduate Student, Georgia State University. Green Party candidate Jill Stein does not see herself as a spoiler in the 2016 presidential race. Her voters, Stein claims, would not have come…