Racial balance in US politics

In the editorial "Al Gore - A Solid Choice," July 10, you mention that Al Gore could bring Southern white voters "home."

It would be of great benefit to the country if African-American voters pulled the lever for an independent candidate - be it Ross Perot or another. This would help achieve some balance in our political system by making it more responsive to people of color.

I am confident that the unlikely ticket of Ross Perot/Jesse Jackson would walk away with the election hands down. Mauris L. Emeka, Port Orchard, Wash.

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