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Gallup Poll: Informed Americans Rate Both Parties in Congress Worse

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via the LP.org blog:

Gallup Poll: Informed Americans Rate Both Parties in Congress Worse

A Gallup poll shows that the more Americans know about government, the more they disapprove of the Democrats and Republicans in charge.

“The fundamental finding is that Americans who know the most about how Congress operates are not only the most negative about Congress in general, but also about the Republicans and Democrats in Congress specifically.

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Gallup: 6 in 10 Americans say Dems and GOP “do such a poor job that a third major party is needed.”

The 2015 numbers are in for a long-running annual Gallup question about the need for a third major party.

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A majority of Americans, 60%, say a third major political party is needed because the Republican and Democratic parties “do such a poor job” of representing the American people.

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LP Monday Message: All-time interest in third party

From LP.org:

Posted on Oct 14, 2013

Dear Friend of Liberty,

In U.S., Perceived Need for Third Party Reaches New HighGallup released a poll last Thursday with the headline “In U.S., Perceived Need for Third Party Reaches New High.”

According to the report, “60% of Americans say the Democratic and Republicans parties do such a poor job of representing the American people that a third major party is needed.” The report points out that Republicans and Democrats equally feel that way, with independents even more so.… Read more ...

Gallup Poll Includes Johnson, Stein, Goode

A new national Gallup poll was released July 6th, and it included three additional candidates on top of President Barack Obama, and former Governor Mitt Romney. These candidates were Gary Johnson of the Libertarian Party, Jill Stein of the Green Party, and Virgil Goode of the Constitution Party.
I'm going to read a list of five candidates for president who may appear on the ballot in a significant number of states this November. Supposing that all of these candidates were on the ballot in your state, which one would you be most likely to vote for -- [ROTATED: Barack Obama, the Democratic candidate, Mitt Romney, the Republican candidate, Gary Johnson, the Libertarian Party candidate, Jill Stein, the Green Party candidate, Virgil Goode, the Constitution Party candidate,] or will you be voting for someone else? (Asked of those who are undecided) As of today, which one of these candidates do you lean toward?

The drop in support during the campaign is likely due to two factors.

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Gallup: 50% of Americans want to legalize marijuana

LP.org blog:

A recent Gallup poll finds that 50% of Americans favor the legalization of marijuana. This is a record high among Gallup polls going back to 1969.


View the poll results.

LP Executive Director Wes Benedict comments, “The Libertarian Party has supported legalizing marijuana for decades. Soon, a clear majority of Americans will be in agreement with our position.”… Read more ...

Gallup: Americans Give Equally Low Ratings to Both Parties in Congress

Gallup.com-poll

Gallup tells us 58% of Democrats approve of Dems in Congress.  Republicans give them 8%.  Average that, and you get 32%.

Independents give an approval rating to the Dems of 24%  The same story for the Republicans.

Third Party, Independent and unaffiliated voters taken as a whole, disapprove of Congress more than voters who affilate with either of the two Stale Old Parties.… Read more ...

New Gallup Poll on Party Identification

from Ballot Access News
New Gallup Poll on Party Identification

September 2nd, 2009

Every month, the Gallup Organization releases a poll, asking voters if they identify as Republicans, as Democrats, or as others. If they respond “other”, they are asked if they lean toward either the Democratic or the Republican Party.

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