Exit polls: Most Democrats want Donald Trump impeached


Exit polls: Most Democrats want Donald Trump impeached
U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks before signing the Veterans Affairs Choice and Quality Employment Act at Trump's golf estate in Bedminster, New Jersey, U.S. August 12, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

In Summary

  • Support for impeachment is the highest in California, where 54% of 2018 voters back it, followed by New York with 52% support. The lowest is in North Dakota, Tennessee and West Virginia, where around a quarter of voters said they would support impeachment.
  • Democrats' current leader, Nancy Pelosi, has said she is not interested in moving to impeach Trump, but that won't stop a lot of them from agitating for it; 77% of self-identified Democrats supported impeachment in the exit polls, compared with just 5% of Republicans and 33% of independents.
  • Support in the exit polls for impeaching Trump is nowhere near a majority,but as CNN pointed out 40% is much higher support for impeachment than most presidents face, including President Bill Clinton, who was actually impeached.

Around 40% of 2018 voters said they want President Donald Trump impeached, according to CNN’s national exit polls.

It’ll become a key question as Democrats seize control of the House and all the investigative and procedural powers that come with that. But while CNN projects that Democrats will take the House, Republicans will hold the Senate.
Democrats’ current leader, Nancy Pelosi, has said she is not interested in moving to impeach Trump, but that won’t stop a lot of them from agitating for it; 77% of self-identified Democrats supported impeachment in the exit polls, compared with just 5% of Republicans and 33% of independents.
Support in the exit polls for impeaching Trump is nowhere near a majority,but as CNN pointed out 40% is much higher support for impeachment than most presidents face, including President Bill Clinton, who was actually impeached.
Support for impeachment is the highest in California, where 54% of 2018 voters back it, followed by New York with 52% support. The lowest is in North Dakota, Tennessee and West Virginia, where around a quarter of voters said they would support impeachment.

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