How this wild election could end with McMullin as president | Washington Examiner:
"If you don't know who Evan McMullin is, you should find out:
He could very well be the next president of the United States.
It is, but in an election season that has brought us sex scandals, wild accusations, hacked emails, and, most recently, a second FBI investigation into one of the two major party candidates (as well as a second "closing" of that investigation), just about anything is possible.
McMullin is a former CIA officer who previously served as the chief policy director for the House Republican Conference.
A graduate of Brigham Young University and the prestigious Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, McMullin is a self-described constitutionalist.
Like Ted Cruz, Rand Paul and Marco Rubio, all of whom ran to be the Republican presidential nominee, McMullin supports limited government, states' rights, fewer regulations and taxes, a strong national defense and a number of other policy positions traditionally held by "conservative" Republicans.
McMullin announced his candidacy in August as an alternative for Republicans reluctant to embrace Donald Trump.
While his campaign has failed to gain a significant following in much of the nation, the Provo, Utah native has managed to capture the imagination of many conservatives in Utah, a GOP stronghold that has voted for the GOP presidential nominee in every election since 1964.
Astoundingly, the most recent poll of Utah voters (conducted by Y2 Analytics) has McMullin in second place to Trump and well within striking distance..."