Poll: Majority of Americans support universal healthcare
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A majority of Americans are in favor of a federally funded healthcare system that provides insurance to all Americans, according to a new Gallup poll.

Some 58 percent of respondents support replacing ObamaCare with a universal healthcare system, while 37 percent oppose that plan.

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A majority — 51 percent — also supports simply repealing the Affordable Care Act, while 45 percent oppose the idea. Americans were divided over the idea of leaving ObamaCare as is: 49 percent oppose the idea, and 48 percent support it.

The three scenarios were meant to correspond to the proposals of the three presidential candidates.

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The poll was conducted from May 6 to 8 among 1,549 adults across the country. The margin of error is 3 percentage points.