Democrat Voters More Open to Third-Party Presidential Candidate
Nearly a third of American voters would consider voting for a third-party candidate in next year’s presidential race, and Democrats are more open to the idea than either Republicans or independents.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 31% of Likely U.S. voters say it is at least somewhat likely they will vote for a third-party candidate in the 2024 presidential election, including 12% who say it’s Very Likely. Fifty-nine percent (59%) aren’t likely to vote third-party in 2024, including 32% who say it’s Not At All Likely. Another 10% aren’t sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 957 U.S. Likely Voters was conducted on April 4-6, 2023 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research.
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