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 PenceGiuliani associate says he sought to pressure Ukraine to investigate Bidens Key impeachment witnesses to know as public hearings begin Overnight Defense: Pentagon says Syrian oil revenue going to Kurdish forces | GOP chair accuses Dems of using Space Force as leverage in wall fight | Dems drop plans to seek Bolton testimony MORE (R) and Sen. Tim KaineTimothy (Tim) Michael KaineProgressive freshmen jump into leadership PAC fundraising Lawmakers wager local booze, favorite foods in World Series bets José Andrés: Food served in the Capitol came from undocumented immigrants 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 John TrumpThis week: House kicks off public phase of impeachment inquiry Impeachment week: Trump probe hits crucial point Judd Gregg: The big, big and bigger problem MORE and Democratic nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham Clinton3 ways government can help clean up Twitter Intelligence Democrat: Stop using 'quid pro quo' to describe Trump allegations The Memo: Bloomberg's 2020 moves draw ire from Democrats 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.