U.S. public opinion on Pence or Trump as POTUS in 2017, by political ideology

This statistic shows public opinion in the United States in February 2017, on who respondents would prefer to be the current President between Donald Trump and Mike Pence. Mike Pence was prefered by 37 percent of respondents identifying as very liberal.

Who would you rather was President: Mike Pence or Donald Trump?

Mike PenceDonald TrumpNot sure
Very liberal37%7%56%
Somewhat liberal43%6%50%
Somewhat conservative11%72%18%
Very conservative16%75%9%
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Release date

February 2017


United States

Survey time period

February 7-8, 2017

Number of respondents

712 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Telephone interviews and online survey

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