ABC News Poll: 93% Say Hillary Clinton SHOULD Be Criminally Prosecuted

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On July 5th, ABC News Ch. 8 Virginia’s daily poll asked viewers if they thought Hillary Clinton should be prosecuted for her actions that were under investigation by the FBI. It writes:

Presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton has been under scrutiny for almost a year after it came to light that she used a private email server for her government and personal emails, rather than the State Department’s email system while serving as Secretary of State to President Obama. She recently met with the FBI about an investigation being conducted to decide whether or not to criminally prosecute her for her actions.

Should she be prosecuted?

Of the 5,908 people who voted, 93.48 percent answered, “yes.”

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But by July 13, the poll question slightly changed, and the number of voters more than quadrupled. The ABC News Ch. 8 daily poll asked: “Do you think Hillary Clinton should be criminally prosecuted for her use of a private email server while serving as Secretary of State?”

The news site gave two answers from the Democratic and Republican presumptive presidential nominees. It writes:

Clinton has said relying on a private server was a mistake but that other secretaries of state had also used a personal email address previously.

Following reports of Clinton’s FBI interview, presumptive Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump tweeted: “It is impossible for the FBI not to recommend criminal charges against Hillary Clinton. What she did was wrong!”

Who do you agree with?

Of 28,869 voters, 93.84 percent voted yes, agreeing with Donald Trump.


If the numbers continue to grow as they have over the last five days, it’s highly likely that voters will continue to express increased support for Trump and also to criminally prosecute Hillary Clinton. But, it appears that the FBI doesn’t care about what voters want, or even the law.

And only 5,000 people had voted at the time.



Bethany Blankley

Bethany Blankley is a political analyst for Fox News Radio and has appeared on television and radio programs nationwide. She writes about political, cultural, and religious issues in America from the perspective of an evangelical and former communications staffer. She was a communications strategist for four U.S. Senators, one U.S. Congressman, a former New York governor, and several non-profits. She earned her MA in Theology from The University of Edinburgh, Scotland and her BA in Political Science from the University of Maryland. Follow her @bethanyblankley &

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