Americans Dissatisfied with Presidential Field

by Brian Bolduc

Forty-six percent of Americans are dissatisfied with the current crop of presidential candidates, Gallup reports. The last election when voters were so unhappy with their choices was 1992, when Ross Perot won 19 percent of the vote as a third-party candidate.

“No such prominent third-party candidate has yet announced his or her candidacy in the current election cycle,” analyst Frank Newport notes, “but on the basis of this question, it appears the public could be receptive to such an eventuality.” Read more here.