Conservative grassroots want JD Vance as Trump's VP pick – EVOL

Sen. J.D. Vance cemented his status as frontrunner to become Donald Trump‘s running mate on Sunday, coming top in a poll of attendees at Turning Point Action’s People’s Convention in Detroit.

Trump’s pick is the subject of feverish speculation and the grassroots had its say with a poll run over the three day gathering of activists. 

When 1,986 people at the Detroit event were asked who they favored out of Vance, North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum and Sens. Marco Rubio and Tim Scott, some 43 percent said they favored senator from Ohio.

Scott was a distant second on 15.4 percent, Rubio took third with 7.7 percent, and Burgum, who in particular has been talked up by Trump in recent weeks, took seven percent.

The poll was conducted by Big Data Poll for Turning Point Action, the grassroots movement founded by Charlie Kirk.

Kirk said Vance was the clear winner. 

‘He has consistently been one of President Trump’s most capable and articulate defenders and surrogates and he speaks right to the Midwest Americans who attended our Detroit conference,’ he told DailyMail.com. 

‘These are precisely the blue wall voters we need to win in November to reclaim the White House. His message and appeal clearly resonates

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