Nationally, 16 Percent Have Favorable Opinion of Libertarian Candidate Gary Johnson
Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson is on the ballot in all 50 states but is largely unknown to the nation’s voters.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 16 percent of Likely U.S. Voters have a favorable opinion of Johnson, while 20 percent offer an unfavorable view. Only one-out-of-10 has a strong opinion of him: Two percent (2 percent) have a Very Favorable view of Johnson, while eight percent (8 percent) have a Very Unfavorable one. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted Aug. 22-23 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95 percent level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research LLC. See methodology.