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55% of Independents Still See Presidential Race As Choice Between Lesser of Two Evils

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Most unaffiliated voters are still unenthusiastic about the choice between President Obama and Mitt Romney this November. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 59% of all Likely U.S. Voters are excited about the choice between the two men, but 37% say they will be simply voting for the lesser of two evils. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The national survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on September 15-16, 2012 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Fieldwork for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC . See methodology.

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