Donald Trump’s people are trying tp rope Kanye West to steal back votes from Joe Biden and Kamala Harris…
THAT isn’t working ….
Neither is efforts by Libertarian or Green Party people….
The Monmouth University poll is one of very few thus far this cycle that have included third-party candidates. And there’s a reason for that: The third-party candidates are relatively unknown and are apparently having little impact.
The poll shows Libertarian Party nominee Jo Jorgensen pulling 2 percent nationally, while Green Party nominee Howie Hawkins takes 1 percent. Previous polls from CNBC have also shown them in the low single digits.
That’s a marked contrast to where we were at this point four years ago. According to the RealClearPolitics average of polls back then, Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson was getting nearly 9 percent of the vote, while Green nominee Jill Stein was pulling about 4 percent.
Part of that was because of familiarity — both candidates were running for the second time in four years — but much of it owed to the unusual disillusionment with the two major-party nominees. Both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump were viewed favorably by only about 4 in 10 voters. That left an apparently gaping hole for third-party candidates.
As is often the case, third-party support dropped as the election went on and voters coalesced around the two candidates who could win…