NEW MUELLER REPORT POLL: Voters Satisfied with Investigation, Divided on Next Steps
(Palo Alto, California) – Change Research released a new poll today showing that voters are largely satisfied with the Mueller investigation, but they are much more divided on what should happen next.
The poll was conducted from April 18th-19th immediately following the public release of the Mueller report to the public. The highlights include:
Voters are satisfied with the investigation.
Overall, voters felt that the investigation was:
- Necessary: 52% say it was an “important investigation into a foreign government’s attempts to interfere with our elections”
- 43% say it was a “politically motivated witch hunt from the start”
- Fair: 58% say the investigation was conducted fairly
- 26% say it was conducted unfairly
- 51% say President Trump was treated fairly
- 40% say he was treated unfairly
- Impartial: 63% say Mueller was not biased toward either party
- Accurate: 57% say it was an “accurate summary of whether there was coordination between Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign and the Russian government”
- Only 14% say it was an inaccurate summary
- In addition: Two-thirds of voters (68%) believe that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election
Voters are divided on the next steps following the report.
- 61% of voters feel that Mueller should be called to testify before Congress
- 50% feel that Barr should be called to testify
- 53% of voters say that Trump should not be impeached
- 47% say that he should be
- 44% of voters believe that Trump was exonerated by the report’s findings,
- 42% believe that he was not
Trump’s re-election prospects are dimming.
- Over half of voters (53%) say they would “definitely” vote for someone else besides Trump if the 2020 general election were held today
- 42% say they would vote to re-elect him
- 9% of previous Trump voters are either willing to consider a different candidate or will definitely vote for someone else
- When asked how they feel about Trump on a scale of 1-10, where 1 means they strongly oppose him and 10 means they strongly support him:
- 50% of voters selected 1, strongly oppose
- 32% of voters selected 10, strongly support
- 54% selected 1-4, oppose
- 45% selected 6-10, support
Click here to read more about the survey findings.