Politics

Only 43 Percent Of Voters Can Name Supreme Court Judge

Forty-three percent of likely voters are able to name a Supreme Court Justice, according to a Sunday poll released by C-SPAN.

Respondents were asked to identify a single member of the Court, and Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg was the most well known, with 16 percent of respondents giving her name.

At a close second was Chief Justice John Roberts, with 12 percent, and Justice Clarence Thomas was in third place with 10 percent of respondents indicating they knew of him.

There was a huge gap between third and fourth place, with only 3 percent naming Justice Sonia Sotomayor. The remaining justices were tied at 1 percent.

Although the majority of respondents were unable to identify a member of the court, 90 percent of all respondents indicated they felt the Supreme Court had a key impact on their daily life.

C-SPAN interviewed 1,032 likely voters from March 7 through March 9, the survey included a margin of error of 3.05 percentage points in either direction.

Follow Phillip On Twitter

Have a Tip? Let us Know

Content created by The Daily Caller News Foundation is available without charge to any eligible news publisher that can provide a large audience. For licensing opportunities of our original content, please contact [email protected].