The results of the poll, conducted from December 1 to 17, were strongly divided between parties, with 48% of Republicans naming Trump and 32% of Democrats choosing Obama as their first choice. Biden was also a popular choice for Democrats, getting 13% of their responses.
No other public figure besides Trump received more than 2% of the Republicans vote. Trump and Obama tied the independent vote, each gaining 11%, while Biden won 3%.
This year’s results mark the 10th time Trump has finished in the top 10 most admired men and the 15th time Obama has been on the list.
The 2020 poll results also featured several top 10 top 10s, including Dr.Anthony Fauci in fourth place on the men’s list, and Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez in seventh place and Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney. Barrett in ninth place among women. listing.
Other top men for 2020 include Pope Francis, tech entrepreneur Elon Musk, Senator Bernie Sanders, Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, NBA superstar LeBron James and the Dalai Lama.
When asked which woman they admired the most this year, 10% of survey respondents named Michelle Obama, 6% named Harris, and 4% named First Lady Melania Trump.
Former talk show host Oprah Winfrey, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Queen Elizabeth II and climate activist Greta Thunberg are also on the list of most admired women.