Obama edges out President Donald Trump, 17 per cent to 14 per cent, whereas former secretary of state Clinton moved previous Michelle Obama, 9 per cent to 7 per cent and First woman Melania Trump scored one per cent, the ballot mentioned.
Obama wins over Trump, who’s struggling brutally low approval scores as he’s about to finish his first yr within the White Home. He got here in second place adopted by Pope Francis.
Trump’s approval ranking sank to a brand new low in CNN polling in December, incomes the approval of simply 35 per cent of People lower than a yr into his first time period.
The previous president has made it to the highest of the listing for the previous 10 years, whereas the previous presidential candidate has received 16 years in a row.
Gallup mentioned sitting presidents normally win essentially the most admired spot, and that Obama was the primary former president to prime the listing since second world conflict common and post-war president Dwight Eisenhower.
“The incumbent president is the standard winner, since he’s arguably essentially the most outstanding determine within the nation,” Gallup mentioned in a press release. “However when the president is unpopular, different well-known and well-liked males have been in a position to end first.”
Gallup notes that this ballot has been administered 71 instances since 1946 and the incumbent president has received 58 of these instances and Clinton has held the title 22 instances in complete, greater than anybody else.
Outcomes are primarily based on phone interviews carried out with a random pattern of 1,049 adults, ages 18 and older, dwelling in all 50 US states and the District of Columbia.