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Republicans Strongly Favor Trump Over Romney

Mitt Romney may have pleased Democrats and the media with his recent op-ed criticizing President Trump, but Republican voters by a better than two-to-one margin line up with the president.

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 63% of Likely Republican Voters think the Republican Party should be more like Trump than like Romney. Twenty-nine percent (29%) say the GOP should be more like the party’s failed 2012 presidential candidate who is now a freshman U.S. senator from Utah. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on January 6-7, 2019 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on January 6-7, 2019 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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