The latest ScottRasmussen.com poll found that 50% of voters nationwide now believe President Trump should be impeached and removed from office.
That’s up two points from a week ago, four points from two weeks ago, and six points from three weeks ago. It is the highest level of support for impeachment measured in our weekly series of 2019 impeachment updates (see topline trends).
Just 38% currently oppose impeachment and 12% remain undecided.
Additionally, 37% of all voters now believe it is at least somewhat likely the president will be impeached and removed from office. That’s up three points from a week ago and 18 percentage points since early September.
Thirteen percent (13%) now consider it Very Likely that the president will be removed from office.
Still, the increased support for impeachment in recent weeks has come primarily from Democrats. By an 84% to 8% margin, Nancy Pelosi’s party believe President Trump should be impeached and removed from office. By a 75% to 14% margin, Republicans disagree.
As for Independent voters, 46% favor impeachment and removal while 37% are opposed (see crosstab results).
The same partisan divide exists on the question of whether the president Most Democrats (52%) believe that is at least somewhat likely to happen. Just 32% of Independents and 21% of Republicans agree.
Yesterday, the president’s job approval fell to a nine-month low at 43%. Prior to that, it had remained within two points of 46% every day since January 30. New updates are released weekdays at 5:00 p.m. Eastern.
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The national survey of 1,000 Registered Voters was conducted October 13-14, 2019 by ScottRasmussen.com and HarrisX, a polling company specializing in online surveys (see Methodology and a Demographic Profile of the sample). Results from the full sample have +/-3.1 Margin of Sampling Error with a 95% level of confidence.
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