Obama And Clinton Top Poll’s Most Admired Man And Woman List

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For the 10th year in a row, Americans have voted Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton as the man and woman living anywhere in the world who they admire most, according to a recent Gallup poll.

Results are based on telephone interviews conducted with a random sample of 1,049 adults, ages 18 and older, living in all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia.


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Gallup notes that this poll has been administered 71 times since 1946 and the incumbent president has won 58 of those times.

But with this 2017 nomination post-presidency, Obama edges out current President Donald Trump, who came in second place followed by Pope Francis. Vice President Mike Pence tied for eighth place with 1 percent.

“The incumbent president is the usual winner, since he is arguably the most prominent figure in the country,” Gallup reports. “But when the president is unpopular, other well-known and well-liked men have been able to finish first.”

 

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