8/5: Eleanor Roosevelt Leading Contender for New $10 Bill

More than one in four Americans, 27%, reports that, when the U.S. Treasury Department unveils its redesigned ten dollar bill, Eleanor Roosevelt should be the woman featured.  Harriet Tubman is the second most popular choice with 17% followed by Sacagawea with 13%.  Susan B. Anthony and Amelia Earhart each receives 11%, and Sandra Day O’Connor garners 4%.

Complete August 5, 2015 McClatchy-Marist Poll of the United States

About one in three women, 33%, selects Mrs. Roosevelt.  Harriet Tubman comes in a distant second among this group with 18%.  By more than two-to-one, Harriet Tubman, 47%, is the leading choice of African Americans.  Here, Eleanor Roosevelt receives 19%.

Marist Poll Methodology

Nature of the Sample and Complete Tables