Cuccinelli told Mark Levin the other night in VA third party candidates tend to poll well and collapse on election day.
That's pretty much true everywhere. About the only time a third party candidate does well is when the Democrat or Republican has become a dead candidate walking so most voters cast a protest vote for a third party candidate with similar positions.
"...And these atomic bombs which science burst upon the world that night were strange, even to the men who used them." H. G. Wells, The World Set Free, 1914
"The one pervading evil of democracy is the tyranny of the majority, or rather of that party, not always the majority, that succeeds, by force or fraud, in carrying elections." -Lord Acton