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Re: Gubernatorial lawsuit

Paul Hopfgarten writes:
> And just WHOSE 5% are you going to use? If I worked at TV station X
> and did NOT want the Slanderous Party nominee on my debate, I'd
> simply commission a poll that garauntees that the 5% threshold is not
> met.

The five percent from the previous election. The Reform Party got 5 percent
of the vote in 1992 and I believe that enabled them to get more election
funds the next time around. Using this type of standard is one of the only
non-subjective ways to go about it.