A narrow majority of Democratic and Democratic-leaning voters (53%) say they would like to see Barack Obama pick Hillary Clinton as his running mate. Clinton supporters are increasingly supportive of the prospect: 76% favor an Obama-Clinton ticket, up from 69% in March. By contrast, just 37% of Obama backers say they would like to see him pick Clinton as his running mate, down from 49% in March.


The Daily Number is a statistic, updated every weekday and typically drawn from Pew Research Center project findings, that highlights an important trend.

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