In a third-quarter 2023 poll published by YouGov.com, former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger came out on top as the most popular Republican in America.
The poll measured both the fame of the Republican’s name, and the person’s popularity. In the fame category, Schwarzenegger was a 95 out of 100. In popularity, he ranked a 58. Following on his heels was former President Donald Trump, who also was a 95 in the fame category, and scored 42% in the popularity category.
Coming in third was former President George W. Bush, who scored 97% in the fame category, and 40% in the popularity category.
Ben Carson, the neurosurgeon who visited Anchorage last month, was fourth. He was 80% in the fame category and 40% in the popularity category.
Following up after Carson is the late Sen. Bob Dole, and then Sen. Ted Cruz, followed by Henry Kissinger, Gov. Ron DeSantis, Sen. Tim Scott, and Sen. Rand Paul.
Sarah Palin, former governor and former vice presidential and congressional candidate, was 13th on the list.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski was 71st on the list. She and Palin were the only ones who were on the list of the most well-known and popular Republicans from Alaska. The last on the list is Sen. John Barrasso of Wyoming, at 112. The entire list is at this link.
To see who the most popular Democrats in America are, check out this YouGov link.