Most American voters, including half of Republicans, want the winner of the November 3 presidential election to name a successor to the U.S. Supreme Court vacancy following the death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, according to recent polling data from Reuters/Ipsos on Sunday.
Conducted September 19-20, following the announcement of Ginsburg’s death, the national opinion poll suggests many in the U.S. object to Trump’s plan to push through another lifetime appointee to the Court, which would solidify a 6-3 Republican-leaning majority.
The poll shows 62 percent of adult Americans believe that the vacancy should be filled by the winner of the upcoming election between Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden. Only 23 percent disagreed, and the rest said they were unsure.
Additionally, eight out of 10 Democrats and five out of 10…