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US election: 71.6m watch final Trump and Clinton discuss on TV in a US

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The estimated sum does not embody those examination in bars, like this one in North Carolina

The third presidential discuss between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump drew an estimated radio assembly of 71.6 million.

That was reduce than a assembly for their initial TV clash, though still a third-highest sum ever recorded.

Their Sep assembly captivated an assembly of 84 million, the largest in a history of US presidential debates.

The second discuss was seen by 66.5 million people in a US, according to a Nielsen ratings agency.

The group looked during a series of people who watched Wednesday’s discuss on a 4 categorical US promote networks, as good as 9 wire and open radio channels.

It does not embody those examination online, by amicable media or in bars and restaurants.

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During a debate, Mr Trump refused to dedicate to usurpation a choosing outcome if he loses

The debate, hold in Las Vegas and moderated by Fox News’s Chris Wallace, was a final televised strife before a choosing on 8 November.

It was noted by Republican claimant Mr Trump refusing to commit to usurpation a outcome of a choosing if his Democratic opposition Mrs Clinton wins.

During a debate, Mr Trump was mentioned in 3.9 million tweets, while Mrs Clinton was mentioned in 1.9 million, Nielsen said.

Nielsen started collected TV viewership information in 1976.

In 1980, a discuss between Jimmy Carter and Ronald Reagan, drew 80.6 million viewers – a usually prior discuss to compare this year’s audiences.

Both debates undertaken by Bill Clinton when he was using for re-election in 1996 opposite Bob Dole were seen by only over 36 million people.


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