Week of 2/23/16

This week’s survey was conducted among 4,194 American adults on February 22, 2016. 1,517 respondents identified themselves as likely Democratic voters, 1,410 identified themselves as likely Republican voters.

Question of the week:

Should President Obama get to choose the replacement for Justice Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court or should it be left to the next president?

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 49% 3.7%
2. Ted Cruz Ted Cruz 13% 3.1%
3. Marco Rubio Marco Rubio 12% 1.7%
4. Ben Carson Ben Carson 6% 2.2%
5. John Kasich John Kasich 3% 1%
6. Other Other 17% 8.5%

Democratic respondents

How likely are you to vote in...

Primary Election?
(By political party)

Likely
83%
84%
Unlikely
17%
16%

General Election?
(By political party)

ALL
Likely
83%
82%
Unlikely
17%
18%

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

(By Political party)