Results for - Inauguration Day 2021
3,152 voters participated in this survey
President-elect Joe Biden will be sworn in as the 46th president, while Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will become the first woman and person of color to hold that office in the U.S. when the historic 59th presidential inauguration takes place Wednesday.
1. The theme will be "America United," an issue that was a central focus for the Biden-Harris ticket during the campaign. The focus on unity has characterized Biden's presidential run from the start, and he's said repeatedly since winning the White House that he sees unifying the country as one of his top priorities as president. Do you think that Biden will be able to unite the country?
2. Which parts of the day are you most looking forward to?
7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. PT: Our White House: An Inaugural Celebration for Young Americans- Entertainer and advocate Keke Palmer will host the the Presidential Inaugural Committee's first-ever livestream for young Americans before and during the inaugural ceremonies.
Estimated to start at 9 a.m. PT or after: Inaugural ceremonies- Like their predecessors, Biden and Harris will take their oaths of office outside the Capitol Building. After, the newly sworn-in president will deliver his inaugural address, "laying out his vision to defeat the pandemic, build back better, and unify and heal the nation," according to the inauguration's website.
Lady Gaga will sing the national anthem, and Jennifer Lopez and Garth Brooks will perform. Poet Amanda Gorman, 22, of Los Angeles has been chosen to do a reading at the inauguration.
TBD: Pass in Review- Biden and Harris will then complete the traditional "Pass in Review" inspection of troops from all service branches, a longstanding military tradition that symbolizes the peaceful transfer of power to a new Commander in Chief.
TBD: Wreath Laying at Arlington National Cemetery-The Bidens, Harris and Emhoff will then head to Arlington National Cemetery for a wreath laying at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
Around 12:15 p.m. PT: Virtual Parade Across America-Biden's escort to the White House will be followed by the televised virtual "Parade Across America." The committee says the parade will feature dynamic and diverse performances from all 56 states and territories.
8:30 p.m. ET/PT: Celebrating America Primetime Special-The day's festivities will conclude with primetime television special hosted by Tom Hanks that will feature remarks from the new president and vice president, along with performances by Jon Bon Jovi, Foo Fighters, John Legend, Demi Lovato, Bruce Springsteen and Justin Timberlake.
3. For those who voted for Biden, did you vote for him because..
I support Joe Biden as President
I wanted anyone but Trump
4. Have you ever attended a Presidential inauguration in person?