WASHINGTON, D.C. (Texas Insider Report) — A whopping 49% of "Likely U.S. Democrat Voters" think it’s likely Joe Biden’s vice president will become president sometime within the next four years should Biden be elected, and 38% of all "Likely U.S. Voters" – including 20% of Democrats – believe Biden, who would be 78 if he takes office in January, is suffering from some form of dementia.
While 49% of Democrats think it’s likely that Biden’s vice president will become president in the next four years, that compares to:
- 57% of Unaffiliated Likely U.S. Voters who said they believe Biden is suffering from some form of dementia. and
- 73% of Republicans who think the same.
- 61% of Likely U.S. Voters think its important for him to address the dementia issue publicly.
As a result, most Likely U.S. Voters in – nearly every demographic category – think it’s likely Biden's running mate will become president within the next four years. And the younger the likely voter is, the more convinced they are that Biden's unlikely to finish a 4-Year Term.
The latest Rasmussen Reports National Telephone & Online Survey finds that:
- 59% of Likely U.S. Voters believe it’s "Likely" Biden’s running mate will be president within 4 Years
- 39% say it’s "Very Likely"
- 35% consider it "Unlikely", which includes
- only 14% who think it’s "Not at All Likely"
- Blacks & Other Minorities are much more convinced Biden’s running mate will become president within 4 Years
- 60% of Democrats think its important for Biden’s running mate to be a women or a person of color
- 43% Unaffiliated Voters attach importance to Biden’s running mate
The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted August 6-9, 2020 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology here. (To see survey question wording, click here.)