90% of Ambassadors Indicate Their Home Country is Closely Following the US Presidential Election

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Washington, DC- The Ipsos Poll conducted for The Hill & Washington Diplomat was released today. This reports explores responses from roughly 30 international ambassadors.

  • 100% of respondents named trade and investment, international security, terrorism, and international rule of law as issues most important in the context of their country's relationship with the United states.
  • 90% of respondents indicate the leadership of their home country is closely following the US presidential election this year.
  • While 93% of respondents trust Hillary Clinton to maintain existing agreements and relationships.
    • Only 20% trust Donald Trump would do the same thing.

The topline results are available for download on the right side of this page.

These are findings from an Ipsos poll conducted June 27-July 29, 2016. For the survey, a sample of roughly 30 ambassadors were interviewed online in English. The poll has a credibility interval of ± 20.4 percentage points for all respondents and a credibility interval adjusted for design effect of the following (n=30, DEFF=1.5, adjusted Confidence Interval=21.9). Post-hoc weights were made to the population characteristics on gender, age, region, race/ethnicity and income.For more information about Ipsos online polling methodology, please go here: http://goo.gl/yJBkuf

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Phil Elwood
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90% of Ambassadors Indicate Their Home Country is Closely Following the US Presidential Election

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Philip Elwood
Senior Vice President, Business Development, US
Ipsos Public Affairs