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Nikki Haley is one of the most admired women in America, study says

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Former South Carolina Gov. and current United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley was named the 2018 Citizen of the Carolinas on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 in Charlotte, NC. Haley expressed her love for the two Carolinas during her acceptance speech.
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Former South Carolina Gov. and current United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley was named the 2018 Citizen of the Carolinas on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 in Charlotte, NC. Haley expressed her love for the two Carolinas during her acceptance speech.

Nikki Haley was named one of the most admired women in America, according to a new study by market research group YouGov.

The former South Carolina Governor and U.N. Ambassador ranked at No. 9 in the study, joining the ranks of women like Hillary Clinton, Oprah Winfrey, Queen Elizabeth II and Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

The annual study is conducted by YouGov by collecting nominations from panelists from 41 countries, according to the study’s methodology. A month later, YouGov used the nominations to create a list of popular figures, which they used to ask participants who they admired most.

The most admired woman in the United States was Michelle Obama, a spot she claimed in 2018 as well. The most admired man was Barack Obama.

Haley was not listed among the most admired people in the world, according to the study.

Here’s the list of the top 15 most admired woman in the United States:

  1. Michelle Obama
  2. Ruth Bader Ginsberg
  3. Melania Trump
  4. Ellen Degeneres
  5. Queen Elizabeth II
  6. Oprah Winfrey
  7. Condoleezza Rice
  8. Hillary Clinton
  9. Nikki Haley
  10. Malala Yousafzai
  11. Ivanka Trump
  12. Emma Watson
  13. Elizabeth Warren
  14. Angelina Jolie
  15. Angela Merkel
Emily Bohatch helps cover South Carolina’s government for The State. She also updates The State’s databases. Her accomplishments include winning a Green Eyeshade award in Disaster Reporting in 2018 for her teamwork reporting on Hurricane Irma. She has a degree in Journalism with a minor in Spanish from Ohio University’s E. W. Scripps School of Journalism.
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