The Libertarian Party's presidential nominee said in an interview early Sunday that he expects his candidacy will draw voters from both the Democratic and Republican parties.

"I don't think I'm going to be a spoiler in this," Gary Johnson said on NBC's "Meet the Press."


"I think it's a draw from both sides."

Johnson pointed to three national polls in which he attracted about 10 percent of the vote.

"In those polls, they did a bit of analysis and actually determined that I took more votes away from Hillary," he said.

"But at the end of the day, I think it's going to be a draw from both sides."

According to the RealClearPolitics average of polls, in a general election match-up between Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonClintons, Stacey Abrams meeting Texas Democrats Biden says Russia spreading misinformation ahead of 2022 elections Highest-ranking GOP assemblyman in WI against another audit of 2020 vote MORE, presumptive GOP nominee Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTrump PACs brought in over M for the first half of 2021 Chicago owes Trump M tax refund, state's attorney mounts legal challenge Biden hits resistance from unions on vaccine requirement MORE and Johnson, the Libertarian candidate gets 7.6 percent of the vote. In the match-up, Clinton leads Trump by 2.4 points.

Johnson also dodged a question about whether he hopes his candidacy's impact will help elect Trump or Clinton.

"I would not be doing this if there weren't the opportunity to win," he said. 

"A successful candidacy would be talking about issues that aren't being talked about right now, and that unique combination of being fiscally conservative, smaller government and individual liberty and freedom, a person's right to choose."

He said he's the only third-party candidate that is going to be on the ballot on all 50 states.

"So all this talk about the third party, well, I'm the answer," he said.