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Rasmussen poll in Illinois excludes Rich Whitney, but third parties still poll well

Even though Green Party candidate for governor Rich Whitney got over 10 percent of the vote in the 2006 gubernatorial race, for some reason Rasmussen has left him – and other third party candidates – out of a recently released poll.  Still, without any third party candidate mentioned by name, the “other” category was chosen by six percent of voters. … Read more ...

Rasmussen Pretends Joe Kennedy Does Not Exist

A new Rasmussen survey of public opinion in Massachusetts ahead of the January 19th special election for US Senate fails to include any mention of independent libertarian candidate Joe Kennedy, who qualified for ballot access late last year.  Instead the organization prompts likely voters to choose between Democrat Martha Coakley, Republican Scott Brown and “some other candidate.”… Read more ...

Libertarians Say “Cancel Stimulus Spending”

The Libertarian Party has called on Congress to end the remaining stimulus spending, citing poll statistics that show that a plurality of Americans believe that the stimulus is too big and does not help the economy.

According to the article, “Thirty-six percent (36%) disagreed and 20 percent were not sure. Fifty-five percent (55%) want the tax cuts preserved, a position they share with the Libertarian Party.… Read more ...

Rasmussen: Majority of small l libertarians planning to vote for Obama


Rasmussen
reports that

Libertarian voters make up 4% of the nation’s likely voters and they favor Barack Obama over John McCain by a 53% to 38% margin. Three percent (3%) would vote for some other candidate and 5% are not sure. These results, from an analysis of 15,000 Likely Voter interviews conducted by Rasmussen Reports, challenges the conventional wisdom which assumes that strong support for a Libertarian candidate would hurt John McCain.

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