Poll: 13 percent prefer meteor hitting earth over Clinton, Trump
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The left-leaning Public Policy Polling (PPP) offered the hypothetical "Giant Meteor" option in its latest survey. Forty-three percent picked Clinton, 38 percent picked Trump and 13 percent picked the Giant Meteor hitting earth. Another 7 percent were unsure.

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The Giant Meteor has support across the ideological spectrum, with 23 percent support among somewhat or very liberal voters, 16 percent among moderate voters and 21 percent among somewhat or very conservative voters.

Men are more likely to support the Giant Meteor than women, while an equal percentage of Republicans and Democrats support it. A whopping 27 percent of independents support the Giant Meteor, compared to 31 percent supporting Trump and 35 percent Clinton.

Asked about real-life presidential candidates, Clinton, the presumptive Democratic nominee, leads Trump, her Republican counterpart, in the poll by 4 points, 45 to 41 percent, while 5 percent opt for Libertarian nominee Gary JohnsonGary Earl JohnsonPoll: Older Arizona voters favor Trump Without ranked voting, Pennsylvania's slim margins hide voters' preferences If weed is no longer a crime, why are people still behind bars? MORE, 2 percent pick Green Party candidate Jill Stein and 7 percent remain undecided.

The survey of 853 registered voters was conducted via landlines and the internet June 27–28 with a margin of error of 3.4 percentage points.