20% Believe Capitalism Must Be Eliminated To Protect Environment

Twenty-percent (20%) of voters nationwide that capitalism must be eliminated to protect the environment. A ScottRasmussen.com national survey found that 46% of voters disagree and 33% are not sure.

Voters under 35 are fairly evenly divided on this question. Twenty-eight percent (28%) believe capitalism must be eliminated while 36% disagree. However, senior citizens reject the view that capitalism must go by a 65% to 10% margin.

White voters strongly reject the idea that capitalism must be eliminated (53% to 17%). However black voters (28% say yes, 36% no) and Hispanic voters (32% yes, 33% no) are evenly divided.

Twenty-eight percent (28%) of Democrats believe capitalism must be eliminated to protect the environment. That view is shared by 19% of Republicans and 12% of Independents (see crosstab results).

Data released earlier showed that, over the next 10-15 years, 29% of voters believe it is at least somewhat likely that the earth will become uninhabitable and humanity will be wiped out. That total includes 51% of voters under 35, but only 12% of senior citizens.

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The national survey of 1,000 Registered Voters was conducted September 11-12, 2019 by ScottRasmussen.com and HarrisX, a polling company specializing in online surveys (see Methodology and a Demographic Profile of the sample). Results from the full sample have +/-3.1 Margin of Sampling Error with a 95% level of confidence.

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