More than 40 percent of Americans can't name VP candidates
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More than 40 percent of Americans can't name the vice presidential nominee of either major party, according to a new survey.


The survey, conducted by ABC News and the Social Science Research Solutions (SRSS) survey firm, asked an online opinion panel about the upcoming vice presidential debate between Indiana Gov. Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceSecret Facebook groups of special operations officers include racist comments, QAnon posts: report Oddsmakers say Harris, not Biden, most likely to win 2024 nomination, election Personal security costs for anti-Trump lawmakers spiked post-riot MORE (R) and Sen. Tim KaineTimothy (Tim) Michael KaineProgressives put Democrats on defense Senators reintroduce bill to block NATO withdrawal Democrats back up Biden bid to return to Iran nuclear deal MORE (D-Va.).

The survey found that 41 percent of respondents couldn't name the GOP's vice presidential nominee and 46 percent weren't sure about the name of the Democratic vice presidential nominee.

Still, 64 percent of respondents say they are likely to watch the vice presidential debate on Tuesday night.

That number is 10 points lower than the percentage of voters who said they planned to watch the first presidential debate of 2016 between Republican nominee Donald TrumpDonald TrumpDC goes to the dogs — Major and Champ, that is Biden on refugee cap: 'We couldn't do two things at once' Taylor Greene defends 'America First' effort, pushes back on critics MORE and Democratic nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonPelosi on power in DC: 'You have to seize it' Cuba readies for life without Castro Chelsea Clinton: Pics of Trump getting vaccinated would help him 'claim credit' MORE, which was held late last month.

Only 10 percent of voters think the vice presidential debate is going to have a major impact on their vote in November.

The ABC News/SSRS poll was conducted from Sept. 29 to 30 among 245 respondents. The margin of error is 8.1 percentage points.