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58% Say Competitive Third Party Good for USA

Fifty-eight percent (58%) of American adults say it would be good for the United States to have a truly competitive third political party. A Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey found that just 23% disagree while 19% are not sure. Responses vary significantly by age—65% of those under 40 believe a third party would be good for the nation. Just 43% of those over 65 agree. Fifty-eight percent (58%) believe that the 2008 Presidential election campaign has started too soon. However, a look at the partisan results suggests that Democrats are enjoying the political season more than Republicans.

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