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Majority of Americans Would Prefer a Five-Week Presidential Campaign

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A Gallup poll out this week found that most Americans think the presidential campaign season is too long. It officially gets started a year before election day, although coverage and speculation starts way before that.

The survey found that 61% of adults would support a law that would shorten the campaign to just five weeks before the election, in September and October. Only 33% were opposed.

The poll also found that 58% of Americans would favor holding all presidential primaries across the country on a single day, with 33% against the idea.

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