New Poll: Americans Overwhelmingly Agree that the Person who Wins the Most Votes Should Become the President

 

Voters across the country believe that president should be selected by national popular vote. Further, a strong majority of Americans think their state should join National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, which would guarantee that the winner of the national popular vote wins the Electoral College as well.

 


71% of Voters Agree: "the Person with the Most Votes Should Become President."

Voters were asked:

"Do you think the person who gets the most votes nationwide should become president?"

How Voters Responded:

In a nationally representative poll, 71% of voters answered, "Yes."
 

Voters were asked:

"Fifteen states and Washington DC have passed the National Popular Vote Interstate Compact, which would ensure that the winner of the national popular vote becomes president. Do you support or oppose using the national popular vote to decide who the president should be?"

How Voters Responded:

In a nationally representative poll, 62% of voters answered, "Yes."