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Who Should Pick the Next Supreme Court Justice - Obama, Clinton or Trump?

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Just over half of voters still think President Obama should be the one to pick the replacement for late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, although they don’t feel strongly about the president’s current nominee. But if the decision is pushed off, voters are closely divided over which presumptive presidential nominee would make the better choice. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on May 19 and 22, 2016 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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