Poll: 84 Percent of Democrats Prefer Paul Ryan to Lead GOP, Not Donald Trump

Washington, DC

Democrat voters prefer Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) to lead the Republican Party over 2016 GOP nominee Donald Trump, according to a recent NBC News|SurveyMonkey Weekly Election Tracking poll.

When asked, “Who do you trust more to lead the Republican Party?” 84 percent of Democrats chose Ryan, while only four percent picked Trump.

Independents aligned with Democrats, choosing Ryan to lead the GOP instead of the New Yorker, 62 percent to 24 percent.

For Republicans, 63 percent chose Trump and 34 percent picked Ryan.

The online survey polled 32,225 likely voters from Oct. 17 to Oct 23. The results have a plus or minus one point margin of error.