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GOP Voters On Gilmore: Jim Who?

Wednesday, August 12, 2015

Former Virginia Governor Jim Gilmore quietly entered the crowded race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination in late July, but GOP voters see little chance that he will be the nominee.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 12% of Likely Republican Voters think Gilmore is at least somewhat likely to end up being the GOP nominee next year, including three percent (3%) who say it’s Very Likely. Sixty-eight percent (68%) consider a Gilmore nomination unlikely, with 45% who feel it’s Not At All Likely. But 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 August 9-10, 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.

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