Faced with Trump and Clinton, Americans yearn for third choice: Reuters/Ipsos poll

A combination photo of U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential candidate Donald TrumpBy Chris Kahn NEW YORK (Reuters) – Americans’ demand for an alternative to the two main presidential candidates has surged since the last election, a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll shows, underscoring the unpopularity of Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton. Based on 2,153 interviews, Friday’s poll results suggest a strong potential for a third-party candidate – like Gary Johnson of the Libertarian Party or Jill Stein of the Green Party – to take enough of the vote in the Nov. 8 presidential election to influence its outcome.

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