Big-name Supporters Influence Nearly a Quarter of Voters

Trump and Clinton’s Big-Name Supporters Influence Nearly a Quarter of Voters

View the findings from the ABC News and SSRS Opinion Poll

Nearly a quarter of Americans, 23 percent, say Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump’s top surrogates on the campaign trail could have some to a lot of influence on their choice for president.

But the most effective messengers for the presidential candidates are not their running mates.

Together with our partners at SSRS, ABC News asked Americans how much they are influenced by the Republican and Democratic candidates’ surrogates on the campaign trail and which high-profile supporters of the candidates are the most effective messengers.