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Politics Poll: Plurality of voters prefer in-person over virtual debates

01:55  16 october  2020
01:55  16 october  2020 Source:   thehill.com

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A plurality vote (in the United States) or relative majority (in the United Kingdom and Commonwealth) describes the circumstance when a candidate or proposition polls more votes than any other but does not receive more than half of all votes cast.

More voters prefer in person debates over a virtual option, a new Hill-HarrisX poll finds.

Donald Trump, Joe Biden are posing for a picture: Poll: Plurality of voters prefer in-person over virtual debates © The Hill Poll: Plurality of voters prefer in-person over virtual debates

Forty-one percent of registered voters in the Oct. 13-14 survey said the remaining presidential debates should be in person.

By contrast, 34 percent of respondents said they should be virtual.

One quarter said there shouldn't be any more debates all together.

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Half of Democratic voters, 50 percent, said they should be virtual while 64 percent of Republican voters said they should be in-person.

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Four in ten independent respondents favored in person debates over virtual ones.

The Hill-HarrisX poll was conducted online among 951 registered voters between Oct. 13 and 14. It has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.18 percentage points.

-Gabriela Schulte


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