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New Poll Shows That Most US Voters Want Third Party Candidates to Debate

Seven in 10 voters in a new poll want to see third-party and independent candidates in presidential debates this cycle, as President Biden and former President Trump prepare to go head-to-head.

The latest Harvard CAPS/Harris poll found 79 percent of voters want Biden and Trump to debate, while 71 percent think those debates should include candidates from outside the major parties if they clear a viable threshold — with Robert F. Kennedy Jr. listed as an example of one such candidate.

“Americans always want to hear it all and test their candidates. Voters want to see debates and would welcome Kennedy to the debate as well,” said Mark Penn, the co-director of the Harvard CAPS-Harris Poll. 

Read more at The Hill

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