Twenty-nine percent (29%) of voters believe the economy is getting better these days while 44% believe it is getting worse. A Political IQ poll found that 21% think it’s staying about the same and 6% are not sure.
Fifty-four percent (54%) of Republicans believe the economy is getting better while 65% of Democrats believe it is getting worse.
These results come from a survey conducted on the final weekend of Election 2020. It is possible that perceptions may change significantly as a result of the election.
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Note: Neither Scott Rasmussen, ScottRasmussen.com, nor RMG Research, Inc. have any affiliation with Rasmussen Reports. While Scott Rasmussen founded that firm, he left more than seven years ago and has had no involvement since that time.
The survey of 1,200 Likely Voters was conducted by Scott Rasmussen using a mixed mode approach from October 29-31, 2020. Field work for the survey was conducted by RMG Research, Inc. Most respondents were contacted online or via text while 130 were contacted using automated phone polling techniques. Online respondents were selected from a list of Registered Voters and through a process of Random Digital Engagement. The Likely Voter sample was derived from a larger sample of Registered Voters using screening questions and other factors Certain quotas were applied to the larger sample and lightly weighted by geography, gender, age, race, education, and political party to reasonably reflect the nation’s population of Registered Voters. Other variables were reviewed to ensure that the final sample is representative of that population.