Dec. 29 (UPI) — President Donald Trump edged out former President Barack Obama to be named probably the most admired man in 2020, and former first woman Michelle Obama continued her three-year streak as most admired girl, a Gallup ballot launched Tuesday stated.
Eighteen % of respondents within the annual survey stated they most admired Donald Trump, whereas 15% selected his predecessor. This 12 months ended Barack Obama’s 12-year run as most admired man; he and Donald Trump tied because the best choice in 2019.
Rounding out the High 10 have been President-elect Joe Biden with 6%, Dr. Anthony Fauci with 3%, Pope Francis with 2%, and Elon Musk, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Invoice Gates, LeBron James and the Dalai Lama with 1% every.
Donald Trump has completed within the High 10 listing 10 occasions.
In the meantime, 10% of respondents stated they most admired Michelle Obama, her 13th High 10 end.
Runner-up was Vice President-elect Kamala Harris with 6%, adopted by first woman Melania Trump with 4%, Oprah Winfrey with 3%, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and British Queen Elizabeth II with 2% every, and Supreme Courtroom Justice Amy Coney Barrett and Greta Thunberg with 1% every.
Gallup stated that within the 74 years it is requested an open-ended query about what man they admired most, the incumbent president has topped the listing. Within the 71 years Gallup’s requested about probably the most admired girl, a present or former first woman has topped the listing 57 occasions.
The survey response was sharply divided primarily based on political leaning, with 48% of Republicans selecting Donald Trump and eight% selecting Melania Trump as their most admired folks — the very best percentages of their respective classes. Amongst Democrats, 32% selected Barack Obama and 17% selected Michelle Obama.
Independents have been evenly break up between Donald Trump and Barack Obama at 11% every.
Eleven % of respondents named a pal or relations as the person they most admire, whereas 19% named somebody they knew as the girl they most admire.
Gallup performed the survey of 1,018 adults between Dec. 1-17 with a 4% margin of error.