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.

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersHarris presses young people to vote early in Iowa trip Dems lower expectations for 'blue wave' Election Countdown: Takeaways from heated Florida governor's debate | DNC chief pushes back on 'blue wave' talk | Manchin faces progressive backlash | Trump heads to Houston rally | Obama in Las Vegas | Signs of huge midterm turnout MORE is in support of a single-payer, federally administered plan. Presumptive GOP nominee Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump to fundraise for 3 Republicans running for open seats: report Trump to nominate former Monsanto exec to top Interior position White House aides hadn’t heard of Trump's new tax cut: report MORE has called for the repeal of the Affordable Care Act, and Democratic front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonHillicon Valley: Bolton tells Russians 2016 meddling had little effect | Facebook eyes major cyber firm | Saudi site gets hacked | Softbank in spotlight over Saudi money | YouTube fights EU 'meme ban' proposal Dems lower expectations for 'blue wave' Election Countdown: Takeaways from heated Florida governor's debate | DNC chief pushes back on 'blue wave' talk | Manchin faces progressive backlash | Trump heads to Houston rally | Obama in Las Vegas | Signs of huge midterm turnout MORE has said the law will stay in place.

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