Q: Imagine that in the presidential election one candidate wins the popular vote, but another wins the majority of votes in the electoral college. If that were to happen who should become president? (Among likely voters)

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The Washington Post - ABC News poll

Question 16 of 17

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This is the ninth release from the Washington Post-ABC News 2012 election tracking poll. Click "Detailed view" on any question to see question results among political and demographic groups.

This Washington Post-ABC News poll was conducted by telephone Oct. 26-29, 2012, among a random national sample of 1,771 adults and 1,271 likely voters, including landline and cell phone-only respondents. Results have a 3.5 point error margin for likely voters. Sampling, data collection and tabulation by Abt-SRBI of New York.