Poll: Two-thirds would vote indie
By TIM MAK | 1/20/12 7:53 AM EST
More than two-thirds of Americans would consider voting for a third-party presidential candidate, while nearly half of all voters think a third-party is needed, a new poll shows.
Sixty-eight percent of voters said they would “definitely vote for” or “consider voting for” a third-party candidate whom they agreed with on most issues, according to a Washington Post-ABC News poll Friday.
Only 28 percent said that they would definitely not vote for an independent candidate.
Americans are split over whether the creation of a third party is necessary, however — 48 percent consider a third party necessary, while 49 percent say that it is not necessary.
The most likely to support the creation a third party? A majority of independents (61 percent), liberals (60 percent) and moderates (51 percent) said that a third party was necessary.
The Washington Post-ABC News poll was conducted Jan. 12-15, with a sample of 1,000 adults and a margin of error of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points..
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This was being discussed on the local radio this morning...The fact that everyone is sick and tired of the R's and the D's-- and want some more choices...
It was brought up that the candidate that is least behoding to either other party and could probably best get an independent party support at this time would be Ron Paul...