POLL: Majority of Republicans want Trump to Fight the Election Result

A USA Today/Suffolk University poll released Thursday found that while 96% of Democrats believe Joe Biden was legitimately elected President, only 20% of Republicans feel the same way.

Asked if Trump should concede the election to Biden, 95% of Democrats agreed compared to only 37% of Republicans.

A 57% majority of Republicans said Trump should continue to fight the election result and pursue overturning Biden’s win.

Other findings in the poll:

  • 16% predict he will be seen as a great president, 13% as a good president, and 16% as a fair president. 5% were undecided.
  • 70% say it is time for the president to concede the election, compared to 26% who disagree.
  • 57% of Republicans say he should not concede, while 37% say he should.
  • 71% of Republicans say they are ready to vote for Trump if he is the party’s nominee in 2024. 16% say they would consider it, and 10% say they would not.
  • 62% of all those polled say they believe Joe Biden was legitimately elected president, compared to 37% who say he was not.
  • 20% of Republicans say Biden was legitimately elected, compared to 78% who say he was not.
  • 66% of Americans say Trump should attend Biden’s inauguration in January, while 24% say he should not.
  • 62% of all those polled say it would be an abuse of a president’s powers if Trump issues a preemptive pardon for himself, while 25% say it would not be. 56% of Republicans say it would be an appropriate use of his power, while 24% disagreed.