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Interviews with 624 adult Americans conducted September 17, 1996

As you may know, the Commission on Presidential Debates announced today that Ross Perot should not participate in the presidential debates scheduled for this fall. Do you personally think the commission should have allowed Ross Perot to participate in the debates or not?

Yes
No

52%
37%
Sampling error: +/-4 percentage points

Do you think the commission should have allowed candidates for other third parties -- such as the Libertarian Party, the Green Party, the U.S. Taxpayers' Party and the Natural Law Party -- to participate in the debates or not?

Yes
No

45%
44%
Sampling error: +/-4 percentage points


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Do you think Ross Perot has a realistic chance of winning the election or not?

Yes
No

9%
87%
Sampling error: +/-4 percentage points

Do you think that if Perot were allowed to participate in the debates that he would attract substantially greater support on election day than if he were not allowed to participate in the debates?

Yes
No

46%
44%
Sampling error: +/-4 percentage points

Next we'd like to know how your chances of voting for Ross Perot may have changed as a result of the decision by the debate commission to exclude Perot from the debates. Are you more likely to vote for Perot, less likely to vote for Perot, or have your chances of voting for Perot not changed as a result of the commission's decision?

More likely for Perot
Less likely for Perot
No change

4%
10%
82%
Sampling error: +/-4 percentage points

Do you consider yourself a supporter of Ross Perot, or not?

Yes
No

14%
86%
Sampling error: +/-4 percentage points

Do you plan to watch at least one of the presidential debates this fall, or not?

Yes
No

83%
14%
Sampling error: +/-4 percentage points

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