McCain & Obama Supporters Spilt on Judges

A new Rasmussen poll released Tuesday shows the stark contrast between supporters of Barack ObamaBarack ObamaFive things Clinton needs to do with her big speech A legacy on the line Senate should fix NATO's Montenegro problem MORE and John McCainJohn McCainGuess which Cuban-American 2016 candidate best set themselves up for 2020? Fox News bests major networks in convention ratings Meghan McCain: ‘I no longer recognize my party’ MORE on the issue of judges.

83 percent of McCain's supporters believe the justices "should rule on what is in the Constitution," while just 29 percent of Obama's supporters said the same.

Meanwhile, nearly half of Obama backers said each justice should rule based on their own personal sense of fairness, versus 11 percent for McCain.

60 percent of those polled believe the Constitution should be the main factor in Supreme Court rulings while 30 percent said rulings should be guided by each justice's sense of fairness and justice.

- Katie Stapleton-Paff

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