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GOP Supporters Siding With Pro-Trump House Members After Cheney Ouster


Opinion polling from YouGov shows Republican voters holding more favourable views of the Representative in pole position to take over from Liz Cheney (R-WY) as House Republican Conference chair compared to Cheney herself.

  • Favourability ratings among Republican supporters: Liz Cheney - 20% favourable / 58% unfavourable, Elise Stefanik - 33% favourable / 13% unfavourable. Fieldwork 8-11 May
  • Representative Liz Cheney has lost her position in GOP leadership. Do Americans have a favorable or unfavorable opinion of her? US adults: -8 net favorability, Democrats: +18, Independents: -14, Republicans: -30. Fieldwork 8-11 May
  • Cheney, an outspoken critic of former President Donald Trump has become a lightning rod for pro-Trump critics of moderates within the GOP that have decried Trump's attempts to claim the 2020 presidential election was stolen.
  • Elise Stefanik (R-NY), a vocal supporter of President Trump and a representative who voted against the confirmation of Pennsylvania's Electoral College votes, is set to take over as the third-highest ranking GOP House member tomorrow.

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