Poll: 70 percent of voters want loser to accept election results

An overwhelming majority of voters – 68 percent – think the loser of the 2016 presidential election should accept the results of the race, according to a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll conducted after the final presidential debate.

Just 14 percent of voters said they thought the loser should challenge the results, as Donald Trump continues to decline to say if he’ll accept the Election Day outcome.

But the Republican nominee – who on Thursday said he would accept the vote totals only “if I win” – does not seem to be speaking to any major constituency within his party. Fifty-three percent of self-identified tea party supporters say the loser should accept the results, and a nearly identical amount – 56 percent – of self-identified conservatives think the same. Just 24 percent of Trump supporters want him to challenge a potential victory by Democrat Hillary Clinton.

Still, underpinning Trump’s argument – that the nation’s voting systems have been corrupted – is a relatively commonly held belief: Roughly half the electorate – 46 percent – say it’s very or somewhat likely that there will be widespread voter fraud. Forty-seven percent believe that fraud will come in the form of intimidation at the ballot box, 41 percent say it will be voters casting a ballot in the wrong location and 37 percent believe people will vote on behalf of someone dead.

“With November 8 drawing near and the ‘rigged election’ rhetoric reaching a fever pitch, it will be important to watch Donald Trump’s supporters react when the final results roll in,” said Kyle Dropp, co-founder and chief research officer at Morning Consult. “While a clear majority of voters say the losing candidate should concede, a quarter of Trump supporters have yet to make up their mind on the matter and another quarter believe the final results should be contested no matter what.”

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Here’s Good Guy Kops back again with another stellar corset- this time with the exceedingly iconic straight-front corset. This is what made those crazy S-Bend silhouettes that reached their height in about 1905.

Be sure to read the patent pages BEFORE TRYING TO MAKE THE CORSET. Things registered to the patent office are not always what they seem- they generally have an odd quirk of some kind that you may be ok with or that you may feel you need to work around. So, please read carefully when it comes to these corsets! :) Hand-snagged for your pleasure from Google’s digital US patent archives. Please mind the page order, as sometimes Tumblr likes shifting them about!

So this is the project that I’ve been immersing myself in for the last few months: The Underpinnings Museum!

The Underpinnings Museum is the first extensive online museum dedicated to showcasing and documenting the history of lingerie, through an exquisite selection of historical and contemporary objects. The museum will offer free access to all, with high-quality photography capturing the garments in exquisite detail. Each object will be accompanied by extensive contextual and technical information.

We are currently crowdfunding through Kickstarter to cover some of our set up costs.  If this is a project that you would like to see come to life then please give us your support!