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National opinion surveys show Ross Perot drawing up to a quarter of the vote as an independent Presidential candidate. But the data-processing billionaire may have the computer-nerd vote largely to himself. An on-line poll conducted by Computer-Based Communications, of Lexington, Mass., shows Perot getting 41% of the vote, compared with 30% for President Bush and 29% for Bill Clinton. It may be a while, however, before this new method of polling catches on. Only 140 users in the Northeastern U.S. have so far called CBC's Argus bulletin board to voice their opinion.EDITED BY STEPHEN H. WILDSTROM

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