Fifty percent (50%) of voters nationwide believe it is at least somewhat likely President Trump will be re-elected in 2020. A ScottRasmussen.com survey found that 49% disagree and he is not likely to win the presidency again.
Those figures include 23% who say he is Very Likely to be re-elected and 18% who say such an outcome is Not at All Likely.
Seventy-seven percent (77%) of Republicans believe the president is likely to win while 73% of Democrats take the opposite view. Independent voters are evenly divided (see crosstab results).
A recent column by Scott Rasmussen argued that Trump can’t win in 2020 but that Democrats could lose. He notes that many of the Democrats’ most enthusiastic voters “dream of a progressive candidate who would want to make the country more like California. Such a candidate could once again convince many swing voters that President Trump is the lesser of two evils.”
Other data from the survey showed that 83% believe the president will run for re-election. At the other extreme, 15% believe he will not be president at the end of this year.
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The national survey of 1,000 Registered Voters was conducted February 22-23, 2019 by ScottRasmussen.com and HarrisX, a polling company specializing in online surveys (see Methodology). It has a 3.1 percentage point Margin of Error with a 95% level of confidence.
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