Voters Rate Obama, Trump Near Even As Presidents
Most voters aren’t swayed by former President Obama’s harsh words about his successor Donald Trump at last week’s Democratic National Convention. Perhaps that’s because voters are closely divided when asked which man has been a better president.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 49% of Likely U.S. Voters consider Obama a better president than Trump. But nearly as many (47%) disagree and say Trump’s been better. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely U.S. Voters was conducted August 20 and 23, 2020 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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