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BBE: Rasmussen Polling on not including Gary Johnson
« on: August 07, 2012, 08:01:33 PM »
http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/about_us/public_relations/press_room/press_releases/our_view_of_the_third_party_option_in_presidential_polling

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We respectfully disagree. It is true that voters are unhappy with the choice between President Obama and Mitt Romney. Half view it as nothing more than the choice between a lesser of two evils.

However, experience has shown us that asking about “Some Other Candidate” provides a more accurate view of the race than including third party candidates. Our current polling finds that about 4% to 6% of voters say that they will vote for someone other than Obama or Romney. When we ask them a follow-up question, less than half say they will stick with that third party choice.

Therefore, we have concluded that the most accurate measure of the Obama-Romney race is to leave Johnson’s name out of the mix.

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Re: BBE: Rasmussen Polling on not including Gary Johnson
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2012, 09:34:08 PM »
I'll give you three options for dinner:

1) Hamburger
2) Chicken tenders
3) Something else

Oh, look, not many people chose "Something else," so NOBODY likes steak!

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Re: BBE: Rasmussen Polling on not including Gary Johnson
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2012, 03:30:06 PM »
I'll give you three options for dinner:

1) Hamburger
2) Chicken tenders
3) Something else

Oh, look, not many people chose "Something else," so NOBODY likes steak!

And then they are surprised when the majority of eligible voters choose not to "eat".