The 10,0008,230 people who chose to vote for the candidate they believed in, despite that candidate not belonging to the two primary parties in the current United States, did not win or lose the election for any other candidate.
However, the 91,737,344 people that did not vote could have made a terrific impact, in any direction.
Make a difference. People have died for your right to vote. Every single group of people that can vote, had to fight for it, even the white males that founded the country.
Abraham Lincoln was left off the ballot in 10 southern states in the 1860 election. He won but had to be written in by many voters.
The person with the most amount of write-in votes for US President in American history is Mickey Mouse.