A majority of Americans, 60%, say a third major political party is needed because the Republican and Democratic parties "do such a poor job" of representing the American ppeople. This matches the high set in 2013. Since 2007, a majority of Americans have generally called for a third party, with the exception of the last two presidential election years.Prospects for a third major party are bleak. Key features of the American political system, including the electoral college, ballot access rules, and campaign finance law, strongly discourage minor parties.
Friday, September 25, 2015
People Support a Third Major Party, Which Is Unlikely to Happen