Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton remain most admired in the US
- Author: Kelly Blake Dec 28, 2017,
Dec 28, 2017, 0:37
Barack Obama edged his successor as the most admired man for 2017, a Gallup poll finds, marking the first time since 2008 when a sitting president didn't win the annual accolade. He was followed by President Trump at 14%, the only finisher even close to Obama's 17%.
This means Clinton has now been named most admired woman 16 times and has been named most admired more than any person in Gallup history.
The former secretary of state has held the title of "most admired" woman for a total of 22 times.
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Following Michelle Obama in the top 10 for women were Oprah Winfrey, Elizabeth Warren, Angela Merkel, Queen Elizabeth, Condoleeza Rice, Melania Trump, Nikki Haley, Kate Middleton, and Beyonce.
His margin over Trump, however, equates to an essential tie if factoring in the poll's margin of sampling error of plus or minus 4 percentage points at a 95 percent confidence level. "The incumbent president has won 58 of those times". It's a rare result, since, for the most part, Americans will name the current president as Most Admired Man. Nevertheless, Clinton retained enough support among the public to top every other woman on the list.
The survey from Gallup has taken place every year since 1946, and rounding off a decade at the top, the former U.S. president came out as America's choice again.
Obama previously beat out Trump for the title of "most admired" in 2015 and 2016, where he held a respective 17 to 5 percent and 22 to 15 percent edge over the Republican.
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Eleanor Roosevelt is a distant second, getting 13 most honorable mentions in the poll.
"Clinton's and Obama's standings this year are more tenuous than in the past", Gallup reported.
Clinton "remains arguably more prominent than other contenders", Jones wrote in a blog post announcing the findings.
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