A slight majority of Republicans believe that President Trump “rightfully won” the presidential election two weeks ago, a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released Wednesday found.
The survey, taken November 13-17 among 1,346 U.S. respondents, found 73 percent expressing the belief that Joe Biden (D) won the election, compared to five percent who chose Trump. However, 53 percent of Republicans, specifically, believe Trump “rightfully won,” while less than a third, 29 percent, said the same for the former vice president:
About half of all Republicans believe President Donald Trump ‘rightfully won’ the U.S. election but that it was stolen from him by widespread voter fraud that favored Democratic President-elect Joe Biden, according to a new Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll. https://t.co/Ya7kX95sDN pic.twitter.com/tiLEkQPUOO
— Reuters (@Reuters) November 18, 2020
According to Reuters, an even greater majority of Republicans expressed concern that the election was, in fact, “rigged”:
Asked why, Republicans were much more