How did a teen with a vulgar name poll so high in NC? ABC 11


The poll made headlines around the world for finding that 9 percent of North Carolina voters were putting their support behind a candidate named “Deez Nuts.” The result left many of us thinking, “is this for real?”
If you believe the political scientists the answer is “yes” and is indicative of a bigger problem about how we do elections in the United States.

“I think this guy getting 9 percent despite having a funny name and apparently being 15 years old really shows how many voters are looking for a third alternative this year,” says Tom Jensen, director of liberal Public Policy Polling, the company behind the now infamous poll. (Source: Read more)

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