Week of 10/13/15

This week’s survey was conducted among 2,148 American adults on October 9, 2015. 519 respondents identified themselves as likely Democratic voters, 394 identified themselves as likely Republican voters.

Question of the week:

Following last week’s mass shooting in Oregon, do you agree with Ben Carson’s suggestion that schoolteachers should be armed?

Who are you most likely to vote for to win the nomination for President of the United States in the 2016 election?

Republican respondents Previous week

1. Donald Trump Donald Trump 32.5% 1.2%
2. Ben Carson Ben Carson 15.5% 1.2%
3. Jeb Bush Jeb Bush 8.1% 0.1%
4. Ted Cruz Ted Cruz 4.3% 2.3%
5. Chris Christie Chris Christie 3.8% 1.4%
6. Carly Fiorina Carly Fiorina 3.6% 0.5%
7. Marco Rubio Marco Rubio 2.5% 1.6%
8. Bobby Jindal Bobby Jindal 2.5% 0.2%
9. George Pataki George Pataki 1.8% 0.6%
10. Rand Paul Rand Paul 1.5% 0.3%
11. Mike Huckabee Mike Huckabee 1.5% 0.1%
12. Jim Gilmore Jim Gilmore 1.5% 0.4%
13. Lindsey Graham Lindsey Graham 1.5% 0.6%
14. Rick Santorum Rick Santorum 1% 0.4%
15. John Kasich John Kasich 0.5% 0.6%
16. Other Other 17.8% 0.3%

Democratic respondents

Do you plan to vote in the 2016 Presidential...

Primary Election?
(By political party)

Yes
56.6%
60.2%
No
20.6%
18.3%
Undecided
22.7%
21.6%

General Election?
(By political party)

ALL
Yes
57.4%
60.4%
No
17.5%
16.5%
Undecided
25%
23.1%

What, in your opinion, is the most important issue facing the United States today?

(By Political party)