Nearly two-thirds of people don't want their kids to grow up to be politicians, according to a new poll from Gallup.


The poll, released Friday, found 64 percent of people say they don't want their children to go into politics as a career. Thirty-one percent said they would like their children to consider a career in politics. 

While that's a low mark, it hasn't changed much over the years. Gallup has been polling a similar question since before World War II, and in every poll, a strong majority of Americans didn't want to see their son or daughter get into politics.

A Gallup poll in June found that 10 percent of people have confidence in Congress. A separate YouGov poll for The Economist found only 9 percent of people approve of Congress's performance. 

The Gallup poll of 2,048 adult Americans was conducted from June 20-24 and has a margin of error of plus or minus 3 percentage points.