Which candidate would you like to have a burger with?
A new nationwide survey of 2,094 people reveals which presidential candidate Americans would most like to have a hamburger with. The survey was recently conducted on behalf of Smashburger, an American chain of burger restaurants that originated in Denver, Colorado.
The survey uncovered the following:
- Nearly 3 in 5, or 59 percent, of U.S. adults would most like to eat a hamburger with President Barack Obama.
- Of the 59 percent, 64 percent hail from the Midwest, 55 percent from the South, 61 percent from the Northeast and 59 percent from the West.
- Younger adults chose President Obama over their older counterparts, 64 percent of 18-34 vs. 54 percent of those 55+.
- 66 percent of women 18-34 and 45-54, respectively, would most want to have a hamburger with President Obama over 51 percent of women age 55+.
- Two in five, or 41 percent, want to grab a burger with Governor Mitt Romney.
- Of the 41 percent, 36 percent are from the Midwest, 45 percent from the South, 39 percent from the Northeast and 41 percent from the West.
- 46 percent of older adults 55+ selected Presidential candidate Governor Romney over 36 percent of younger adults 18-34.
- Similarly, 49 percent of women 55+ most want to have a hamburger with Presidential candidate Governor Romney over 34 percent of women 18-34 and 45-54, respectively.
The survey also found that Bill Clinton is the former U.S. President Americans would most want to have a hamburger with at 22 percent. Other past presidents include Abraham Lincoln, 15 percent, John F. Kennedy and Ronald Reagan, 14 percent, Thomas Jefferson, George Washington and Theodore Roosevelt, five percent, George W. Bush and Jimmy Carter, four percent.