Muse Poll Closed
Thanks to all who participated in the first-ever quadri-annual
super-duper Daily Muse poll. Now go vote for real...
Mascot tops Perot in poll;|
(Bubba bests Bobster in top tier)
A Daily Muse poll Wednesday gave President Bill
a commanding 26-point margin over Republican Bobdole, but
a newcomer shows surprising strength at the bottom of the pack.
Clinton's 49-23% lead is hardly a shock--tracking
results of other recent national polls.
But the Muse
Mascot's 19% showing among DM
readers--topping Reformer billionaire Ross
Perot's 9% share--was
hard to explain, given the last-minute nature of the dog's
"We're still rechecking the numbers to make
sure this isn't a mistake," said Nielsen Gallup, who tabulated
the results of the ongoing tally. "But at this rate--if he doesn't stop to
take a nap--the Mascot could overtake Dole."
The Muse Mascot, running a bare-bones campaign,
was scurrying to get enough petitions signed to qualify in 14 key
Spokesmen for the other three campaigns could
not be reached for comment on the poll, but legal challenges
to the Mascot's candidacy are expected.