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A Democrat could run for the Democratic nomination against an incumbent Democratic President. This happened in 1980 , for example, when Ted Kennedy ran against President Carter.

A democrat would not run on the same party lines as another Democrat since the Democratic party can only nominate one candidate themselves.

So a third party could nominate a Democrat to run for president if that Democrat lost the Democratic nomination to someone else.

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