Week of 12/8/15

This week’s survey was conducted among 3,717 American adults on December 5, 2015. 1,003 respondents identified themselves as likely Democratic voters, 728 identified themselves as likely Republican voters.

Question of the week:

Do you think that we need stronger gun control laws in the wake of recent mass shootings?

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 37.2% 5.4%
2. Ben Carson Ben Carson 17.9% 0.9%
3. Jeb Bush Jeb Bush 5.1% 0.4%
4. Ted Cruz Ted Cruz 3.7% 0.6%
5. Marco Rubio Marco Rubio 3% 3.1%
6. Chris Christie Chris Christie 2.9% 0.5%
7. Mike Huckabee Mike Huckabee 2.9% 0.3%
8. Carly Fiorina Carly Fiorina 2.6% 0.9%
9. Rand Paul Rand Paul 1.8%
10. Lindsey Graham Lindsey Graham 1.4% 0.1%
11. George Pataki George Pataki 1.1% 1%
12. John Kasich John Kasich 1.1%
13. Rick Santorum Rick Santorum 0.8% 0.2%
14. Jim Gilmore Jim Gilmore 0.7% 0.7%
15. Other Other 17.9% 2.5%

Democratic respondents

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

Primary Election?
(By political party)

Yes
60.6%
60.3%
No
16.8%
17%
Undecided
22.5%
22.7%

General Election?
(By political party)

ALL
Yes
59.5%
57.8%
No
15.8%
15.9%
Undecided
24.7%
26.2%

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

(By Political party)