facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

George W. Bush has higher favorability than Barack Obama

Former U.S. President Bill Clinton leads the pack in favorability among former and current U.S. presidents, and George W. Bush beats out Barack Obama.
By Danielle Haynes   |   June 22, 2014 at 12:43 PM   |   Comments

| License Photo
WASHINGTON, June 22 (UPI) -- A new poll from Gallup indicates former U.S. President George W. Bush is six points higher in favorability than U.S. President Barack Obama.

The poll, the findings of which were released Saturday, show former President Bill Clinton has the highest favorability of all living former and current U.S. presidents, with 64 percent favorable opinion and 34 percent unfavorable.

Next up was the senior George Bush with a 63 percent favorable opinion and 31 percent unfavorable opinion. The younger Bush had 53 percent favorable and 44 percent unfavorable, Jimmy Carter was at 52 percent favorable and 32 percent unfavorable and finally Obama had 47 percent favorable and 52 percent unfavorable.

Obama was the only president that had a more unfavorable than favorable opinion.

Gallup interviewed 1,027 adults in the United States between June 5 and 8 for the poll. There was a 4 percent margin of error.

Follow @DanielleHaynes1 and @UPI on Twitter.
Contact the Author
© 2014 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Rutgers sophomore Caitlyn Kovacs dead after visit to Delta Kappa Epsilon frat house Rutgers sophomore Caitlyn Kovacs dead after visit to Delta Kappa Epsilon frat house
2
Man who raped pit bull puppy sentenced to five years in prison Man who raped pit bull puppy sentenced to five years in prison
3
Watch: News anchor resigns live on-air to sell pot, '[Expletive] it, I quit' Watch: News anchor resigns live on-air to sell pot, '[Expletive] it, I quit'
4
Cop-killer suspect Eric Frein possibly spotted, in standoff Cop-killer suspect Eric Frein possibly spotted, in standoff
5
Hiker dead in apparent bear attack in New Jersey Hiker dead in apparent bear attack in New Jersey
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback