Which presidential candidate do you want to fly your plane?

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A just-for-fun survey we put together in honor of the 2012 Presidential Election.

Before you head to the polls Tuesday, take a look at the just-for-fun survey the Cheapflights team put together in honor of the 2012 Presidential Election.

We asked travelers which political figures they’d want to pilot their plane – and which they’d like to throw off.

We presented 19 well-known figures – Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, Sarah Palin, George W. Bush, Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, Jesse Jackson, Herman Cain, Dan Quayle, Joe Biden, Paul Ryan, Jimmy Carter, Gerald Ford, Hillary Clinton, Al Gore, Stephen Colbert, Ross Perot, Ralph Nader, John Edwards – for ‘voters’ to consider.

The results: Barack Obama won both – further proof this election is too close to call. Take a look further at which individuals voters favored:

And didn’t favor:

The survey, while lighthearted, offers some revealing results about leadership and likeability for candidates past and present. Do you think party affiliations or individual preferences are driving the results? Let us know on Twitter: @Cheapflights.

Which presidential candidate do you want to fly your plane? was last modified: June 26th, 2019 by Pleasance Coddington
Author: Pleasance Coddington (2478 posts)

Pleasance is a British travel writer and online content specialist in travel. She has written for numerous publications and sites including Wired, Lucky, Rough Guides and Yahoo! Travel. After working for six years on content and social media at VisitBritain, she is now the Global Content and Social Media Manager for Cheapflights.