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  • GOP Voters Weigh In On Bobby Jindal

    Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is the latest addition to the crowded Republican field in 2016, but he ranks low among GOP voters.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 28% of Likely Republican Voters think Jindal is at least somewhat likely to end up being the GOP nominee next year, including just five percent (5%) who say it’s Very Likely. Fifty-two percent (52%) of Republican voters consider a Jindal nomination unlikely, with 20% who feel it’s Not At All Likely. A sizable 20% are not sure (To see survey question wording,click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely U.S. Voters was conducted on June 24-25, 2015 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • ‘The Donald’ is Trumped by Most of GOP Field

    Billionaire businessman Donald Trump entered the Republican presidential race this week, but GOP voters rate him near the bottom of the crowded field. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 953 Likely U.S. Voters was conducted on June 16-17, 2015 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology,

  • Voters Want Entire Field in Debates

    Even as the Republican presidential field continues to grow, most voters say that they want all presidential candidates to appear in their party’s upcoming debates.
     
     A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 60% of Likely Voters say it’s better to include all candidates in a debate, while 33% think it’s better to include only those candidates who are above a certain threshold in the polls. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on June 14-15, 2015 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • Jeb Bush Burdened by Surname?

    Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush’s entry into the Republican presidential field comes with a burden that the other candidates don’t face: his surname.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 43 percent of U.S. Likely Voters say they are less likely to vote for Bush due to the fact that his father and brother both served as president, while 15 percent they are more likely to vote for Jeb because of his family’s political stature. Thirty-nine percent (39%) said the Bush name would have no impact on their vote, while three percent (3%) weren’t sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on June 14 and 15, 2015 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • Does Lincoln Chafee Stand A Chance?

    Lincoln Chafee who held statewide office in Rhode Island both as a Republican and as an Independent has an uphill battle in his bid to become the Democratic Party’s presidential nominee. For starters, he needs to help voters in his own party get to know him better.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 20% of Likely Democratic Voters say Chafee is at least somewhat likely to end up being the party’s nominee next year, although that includes only five percent (5%) who say it’s Very Likely. Fifty-eight (58%) of Democrats consider a Chafee nomination unlikely, with 28% who feel it’s Not At All Likely. Twenty-two (22%) are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 952 Likely Voters was conducted on June 4 and 7, 2015 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • GOP Voters Rate Rick Perry's Chances

    Rick Perry who recently stepped down as the longtime governor of Texas is running again for the Republican presidential nomination, and GOP voters see him just behind the pack of early front-runners. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 952 Likely Voters was conducted on June 4 and 7, 2015 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • Hillary Clinton vs. Michael Bloomberg

    Some pundits have suggested that liberal darling Michael Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York City, should jump into the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, but is he really a threat to frontrunner Hillary Clinton? (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 952 Likely Voters was conducted on June 4 and 7, 2015 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • Graham Runs Dead Last Among Republicans

    Longtime Senator Lindsey Graham has entered the sea of candidates seeking the Republican presidential nomination, but GOP voters rate the South Carolinian the longest of the long-shots in the race so far. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 954 Likely Voters was conducted on June 2-3, 2015 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • Santorum, Pataki Are Long Shots for GOP Nod

    Former New York Governor George Pataki and Rick Santorum, the one-time Pennsylvania senator who came up short in the 2012 presidential contest, have joined the crowded Republican race for 2016, but GOP voters think they have little chance of capturing their party's presidential nomination. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 964 Likely Voters was conducted on May 31-June 1, 2015 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • O’Malley Has a Big Sales Job to Democrats Ahead

    Former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley is an even bigger unknown to members of his own party than Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, but both men have a steep hill to climb if they’re going to take next year’s Democratic presidential nomination away from Hillary Clinton.

    The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 16% of Likely Democratic Voters think O’Malley, who announced his candidacy on Saturday, is even somewhat likely to be their party’s nominee in 2016, and that includes only five percent (5%) who say it is Very Likely. Fifty-one percent (51%) consider an O’Malley nomination unlikely, with 26% who feel it is Not At All Likely. One-in-three (34%) are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 964 Likely Voters was conducted on May 31-June 1, 2015 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.