1- Trump wins a plurality, but not a majority of Republican primary votes. Not quite enough for a first-ballot victory.
2- On second ballot, super-delegates deny Trump the nomination after many Republicans say they won’t support him, and hand-pick Jeb Bush as the GOP nominee.
3- Trump, claiming he represents the will of the people and it has been denied, announces a third-party bid.
4 – Bernie Sanders wins a plurality, but not a majority of Democratic primary votes. Not quite enough for a first-ballot victory.
5- On second ballot, super-delegates deny Sanders the nomination and hand-pick Hillary Clinton or Joe Biden as the Democratic nominee.
6- Outraged that the “oligarchy” has ignored the will of the people, Sanders announces a fourth party candidacy.
The election results:
24.4% Clinton or Biden
What would happen next? Because no candidate won 270 votes from the electoral college, the election would be decided by the House of Representatives. Would they ignore the “will of the people” and select President Trump?