Poll Says Cheney Not Likely to Quit; Rice Favorite to Step in if He Does

How likely is that that U.S. vice-president Dick Cheney will resign from office before the end of his term?

Very likely 8%
Somewhat likely 18%
Not very likely 46%
Not at all likely 17%

If Cheney resigns who would you like to see nominated to take his place as vice-president?

Condoleezza Rice 27%
Rudy Giuliani 24%
John McCain 19%
Newt Gingrich 8%
Another Republican 7%
Mitt Romney 3%

Source: Rasmussen Reports
Methodology: Telephone interviews with 800 likely American voters, conducted on Mar. 7 and Mar. 8, 2007. Margin of error is 4 per cent.

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