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Survey ranks U.S. presidents from greatest to worst

Survey ranks U.S. presidents from greatest to worst
Posted at 7:35 PM, Feb 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-19 17:05:09-05

(RNN) - Official results of the 2018 Presidents & Executive Politics Presidential Greatness Survey were released on Monday after 170 responses were received.

The survey’s purpose is to rank presidential greatness, covering all presidents from George Washington to Donald Trump.

Trump, who ranks last on the list for greatest president, was considered the most polarizing among all parties.

For overall greatness, Abraham Lincoln took the No. 1 spot while Barack Obama ranks No. 8.

Some president’s rankings remained the same from 2014 to 2018, while others saw a significant increase.

According to the Boise State University website, the Presidents & Executive Politics Section of the American Political Science Association is the foremost organization of social science experts in presidential politics.

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