Trump, Carson Have Until Spring to Launch Third-Party Runs

12/12/2015 - Professor of Political Science Walter J. Stone in The Christian Science Monitor.

Donald Trump and Ben Carson could dangle the possibility of independent runs for president well into the primary season next year, but they can't wait forever.

"If you think about a Trump-Carson exit, then you're talking about 51 percent of the current Republican electorate, based on the polling," said Walter Stone, a political scientist at the University of California Davis.

Read the full story in The Christian Science Monitor.