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Romney bullying allegations faze few voters

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A nearly 50-year-old bullying allegation against Mitt Romney doesn’t faze many voters, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. Most Americans see the incident -- recounted by some of Romney’s high school classmates in a Washington Post story -- as not serious, and almost all, 90 percent, say it is not a voting issue. Moreover, three-quarters of those polled say it is simply not fair to bring up political candidates did when they were in high school.

Poll Questions

Q: There have been reports recently that Romney bullied another student when he was in high school in the 1960s. Do you think this incident is a serious matter, or not serious?

No opinion

Q: Do you think it is or is not fair to bring up things that a political candidate did in high school?

No opinion

Q: Do you think this incident does or does not provide relevant information about Romney's personal character?

No opinion

Q: And how about Obama - do you think things he did in high school do or do not provide relevant information about his personal character?

No opinion

Q: Is The report that Romney bullied another student in high school a major reason for you to (support) that candidate, a major reason for you to (oppose) that candidate, or not a major factor in your vote?

 
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