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GOP voters overwhelmingly want Pence on 2020 ticket with Trump

An overwhelming majority of GOP voters want Vice President Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceSenators discussing Trump censure resolution House formally sends impeachment to Senate, putting Trump on trial for Capitol riot Biden White House to resume COVID-19 briefings with health officials MORE to stay on as President TrumpDonald TrumpBlinken holds first calls as Biden's secretary of State Senators discussing Trump censure resolution Dobbs: Republicans lost in 2020 because they 'forgot who was the true leader' MORE’s running mate in the 2020 election, according to a new nationwide survey released on Friday. 

The Hill-HarrisX poll found that 69 percent of registered Republican voters want Pence to share a ticket with Trump in next year's election.

Other options offered to respondents didn’t reach double-digits in the poll. Former United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki HaleyNikki HaleyNikki Haley: If Biden rejoins Human Rights Council 'it will fly in the face of our fight for human rights' Trump selects South Carolina lawyer for impeachment trial Can we protect our country — from our rulers, and ourselves? MORE, Secretary of State Mike PompeoMike PompeoBiden (mostly) builds on Trump's foreign policy China: US military presence in South China Sea a threat to peace, stability White House installs new leadership at federally-funded international broadcasters MORE and Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamSenators spar over validity of Trump impeachment trial Trump selects South Carolina lawyer for impeachment trial Democrats formally elect Harrison as new DNC chair MORE (R-S.C.) all tied, each receiving 9 percent support.

Another 4 percent of Republicans voters said they preferred someone else, without specifying a name. 

When broken down by gender, 73 percent of men named Pence as their top choice, compared to 63 percent of Republican women.

Haley made headlines last week with a tweet that offered support for Pence and stated "enough with the false rumors."

The tweet raised eyebrows since there has not been a lot of public talk about Haley replacing Pence as Trump's running mate.

“Vice President Pence has been a dear friend of mine for years," she wrote in the tweet. "He has been a loyal and trustworthy VP to the president. He has my complete support."

Trump officially kicked off his 2020 reelection bid with a campaign rally in Orlando, Florida in June. 

The Hill-HarrisX survey was conducted online among 404 Republican voters between Aug. 23 and 24 with a margin of error of plus or minus 4 percentage points. 

—Tess Bonn