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Politics In the Northwest, Perot wins hearts even while Clinton and Bush win votes

HE DID NOT CAMPAIGN, NOR WAS HE EVEN ON THE ballots. But thanks to voters in the Oregon and Washington primaries, Ross Perot pulled off another neat political trick that keeps him marching toward the White House without moving from his chair. In Oregon, exit polls showed that 13% of the Democrats and 15% of the Republicans took the extra trouble to write in his name. In Washington, where write-ins do not have to be certified until a week after the election, officials in tiny San Juan County were quickly able to come up with a tally that showed Perot beating...

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