Could Green Party Candidate Determine IL-SEN Outcome? Giannoulias Camp Not Worried About It | Talking Points Memo

A spokesman for Democratic candidate Alexi Giannoulias told TPM Monday he’s not worried about third-party candidates affecting the Illinois Senate race — despite a Public Policy Polling survey released last week that found Democratic State Treasurer Giannoulias neck-and-neck with GOP Rep. Mark Kirk, 31%-30%. Green Party candidate LeAlan Jones polled at a surprising 14%.Giannoulias spokesman Matt McGrath said that at this point “nothing would surprise us” about polling numbers, as “it’s still very early” in the campaign.

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