Crossover voting is when a voter casts ballots for a party that they’re not typically affiliated with. This usually involves some kind of strategy on behalf of the voter.
If the voter sees their party candidate is running unopposed in a primary,
The voter can vote for the opposing party in the following ways:
>> To sabotage, by voting for a candidate who will not win against their preferred candidate.
>> For insurance, to vote for an opposing candidate they prefer in case their own party’s candidate loses.