Americans want strong leader
What do Americans look for when deciding who to elect as President of the United States? In a Poll Position national scientific telephone survey we asked, when it comes to electing a President, is it more important for you to like the candidate or more important for you to see the candidate as a strong leader? Strong leader was the clear choice:
Poll Position’s scientific telephone survey of 1,142 registered voters nationwide was conducted December 6, 2011 and has a margin of error of ±3%. Poll results are weighted to be a representative sampling of all American adults.
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