Twenty-six percent (26%) of voters support U.S. military action against Iran at this time. A ScottRasmussen.com national survey found that 39% oppose military action and 34% are not sure.
Republicans support military action by a 57% to 28% margin. Democrats are opposed by a 53% to 19% margin. Among Independent voters, 25% would like to see military action, 36% disagree, and 39% are not sure (see crosstab results).
In the dispute over a U.S. drone shot down by Iran, 48% believe the U.S. assertion that the drone was over international waters. However, 24% of voters believe Iran’s claim that it was in Iranian airspace. Twenty-eight percent (28%) are not sure.
Republicans overwhelmingly believe the U.S. position (70% to 11%). Independent voters lean in that direction (45% to 26%). However, Democrats are evenly divided: 35% believe Iran, 34% believe the U.S., and 31% are not sure.
Eighty-five percent (85%) of all voters believe it’s likely that Iran was responsible for explosions on a pair of oil tankers last week. And, 87% are concerned about the possibility that Iran may soon possess nuclear weapons.
Data released earlier this year showed that 64% believe Iran is an enemy of the United States.
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The national survey of 1,000 Registered Voters was conducted June 21-22, 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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