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27% Likely to Vote for Bloomberg as Third Party Candidate

Friday, June 01, 2007

It’s been 147 years since a “third-party” candidate won the White House. Since it hasn’t happened in 147 years, any discussion about third-party campaigns must include the phrase “long-shot.” Still, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg may be considering such a campaign and is reportedly willing to spend a billion dollars to get his message out. A Rasmussen Reports national telephone poll found that 27% of American voters would be Somewhat (20%) or Very (7%) likely to vote for Bloomberg.

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