There's virtually no difference between the generations on the idea; a voter 18 to 29 years old is just as likely as a voter 65 or older to support term limits.

Americans are also more than willing to reform another part of the voting system: the Electoral College. Of those surveyed, 63 percent would vote for the abolishment of the Electoral College, while just under three in 10 say they'd lodge a ballot against such a measure.

Democrats — with former Vice President Al GoreAlbert (Al) Arnold GoreCan Trump beat the Nobel odds? Will Trump win in 2020? Look to the mortgage market Mahmoud Abbas' exit from the Palestinian Authority is long overdue MORE's popular vote win but Electoral College loss likely still fresh in mind — are the most likely to support its abolishment, with two-thirds saying they would vote for such a measure. But other groups aren't far behind, with 63 percent of independents and 61 percent of Republicans supporting a vote against the complex system of allocating electors to each state.

"Despite sharp polarization of the parties on many issues in 21st-century politics, Republicans and Democrats broadly agree on both longstanding election reform proposals," Gallup's Lydia Saad said in a statement.