The year of 'Neither': Why Reuters/Ipsos is tweaking its U.S. presidential poll

A combination photo of U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican presidential candidate Donald TrumpBy Maurice Tamman NEW YORK (Reuters) – In a presidential campaign notable for its negativity, the option of “Neither” candidate appears to be an appealing alternative, at least to participants in the Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll. Many voters on both sides have been ambivalent in their support for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump, complicating the task of the pollsters trying to track the race. The amended Reuters/Ipsos tracking poll will be published later Friday, available at http://polling.reuters.com.

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