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Online Tool Matches Voters with Ideal Candidate

Taking a free quiz provides a look at your stance on a range of issues, then compares them to the responses of the presidential hopefuls.

The selection of U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan as Republican candidate Mitt Romney's running mate has put the presidential race back on the front burner.

There are a wide variety of issues that concern readers when it comes to who will end up in the White House. But do you really know which presidential candidate best matches your stance on those issues? 

A new website was launched earlier this year to help voters pick their ideal candidate, and it's quickly gaining popularity through social media channels. In fact, according to iSideWith.com's homepage, more than a million people have taken the free quiz to determine their ideal candidate since it launched in March.

The quiz covers everything from social issues to foreign policy and answers can be fine-tuned: You can choose general or more detailed responses, and a scale allows you to set the level of importance for each issue. Your responses are then analyzed to determine your ideal candidate, complete with a breakdown of your response matches.

Among the people who took the quiz in Georgia , their positions matched President Barack Obama's and Mitt Romney's 45 percent of the time. Surprisingly, Georgians' views matched Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson's positions 51 percent of the time, followed by GOP candidate Ron Paul at 48 percent.

Take the free quiz on iSideWith.com and let us know what you think.

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