(CAMPUS REFORM) – In a new poll of college students, a plurality voted former President Barack Obama the "best U.S. President in history."
The poll, conducted by College Pulse, collected 8,111 responses from college students from around the country and asked, "Who is the best U.S. President in history?"
Of the total respondents, Obama received 22 percent (1,744) of the votes, an 8 percent margin of victory over second-place finisher Franklin D. Roosevelt, who garnered 14 percent (1,140) of the votes. Abraham Lincoln trailed shortly behind, also with about 14 percent (1,121).
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Obama received nearly double the number of votes as did George Washington, who received 12 percent, or 930, total votes.
Ronald Reagan only received seven percent (530) of votes, while President Donald Trump only received six percent (489) of votes.