GOP voters prefer the Republican Party to be “more like” former President Trump than “more like” former Vice President Mike Pence, a Rasmussen Reports survey released Wednesday found.
The survey asked respondents, “Should the Republican Party be more like former President Donald Trump or more like Mike Pence?”
A plurality of likely voters, 40 percent, said “more like Donald Trump,” compared to 38 percent who said “more like Mike Pence” and 22 percent who remain unsure. However, a majority of Republicans, specifically, believe the party should be more like the former president, 64 percent to the 24 percent who chose Pence. Even a plurality of independent voters said the Republican Party should be more like Trump than Pence, 39 percent to 36 percent.
Notably, 53 percent of Democrats believe the party should be more like Pence.
Overall, voters have a favorable impression of the former vice president, with