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Despite interlopers and IBEW eggmen, Harry’s still having a helluva time with the polls

Slightly more than a month ago, Harry Reid, that effervescent noxious Nevada senator, welcomed the possibility of third-party candidates in order siphon votes from his GOP opponent(s) and, therefore, deny his defeat.

Problem is, interlopers and IBEW eggmen haven’t helped Harry one bit, as evidenced here:

U.S. SENATE RACE: Poll: Reid loses full ballot test: Third-party, nonpartisan candidates have little impact

U.S. Sen. Harry Reid must pick up far more support from crossover Republicans and independents to win re-election, according to a new poll that shows him losing to the GOP front-runner in a full-ballot election with eight contenders and a “none of these candidates” option.

The survey of Nevada voters commissioned by the Review-Journal shows Reid getting 37 percent of the vote compared with 47 percent for Republican Sue Lowden, who would win if the election were today, while the slate of third-party and nonpartisan candidates would get slim to no backing.

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“The bottom line is that adding all these minor candidates won’t really bleed support away exclusively from the Republican,” Coker said. “They’re not really bleeding much support from either candidate, Reid or Lowden, and if they do siphon off votes, it’ll probably be about half and half.”

All Harry needs now is some butter, ’cause he’s toast.
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