Most Americans say that the country needs a third major political party according to a Gallup poll released Thursday.

{mosads}Fifty-seven percent say that the two major parties aren’t enough to represent the country’s voters. 

The majority opinion represents an increase from recent elections. In 2012, some 46 percent said a third party was needed.

Those who currently want to see another major party include 73 percent of independents, 51 percent of Republicans and 43 percent of Democrats.

The poll was conducted Sept. 7-11 and surveyed 1,020 adults. It has a margin of error of 4 percentage points.

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