WASHINGTON, D.C. (WKOW) -- Republican National Committee chairman, Reince Priebus, says he's not worried about the Libertarian candidate for president making an impact on the result of the general election.
During an interview Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union", Priebus was asked about the perception that Libertarian Gary Johnson might draw votes away from Mitt Romney in key swing states.
"No, it doesn't worry me," Priebus says. "They're not going to throw their vote away when we have an election here that's about the future of America. I don't see that happening."
He went on to say, "We don't have a third party candidate anywhere near the name recognition or the popularity of Ross Perot or John Anderson. I just don't see that happening. In fact, I see that it's almost a nonfactor, so I'm not worried about it."
Johnson is getting 3-5 percent support in polls taken in key swing states like Colorado, Virginia and Ohio.
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