Forty-three percent (43%) of voters nationwide believe that things would be better globally if other nations were more like the United States. A ScottRasmussen.com survey found that 18% disagree and believe that would make things worse. Another 16% don’t think it would make much difference and 22% are not sure.
Conservatives, by a 63% to 7% margin, believe the world would be a better place if other countries were more like ours. Liberals are evenly divided: 32% believe that the world would be better off while 33% say worse.
College graduates and those who earn more than $75,000 a year are more likely than others to think the world would be better if other countries followed our lead.
White voters, by a 48% to 16% margin, believe more countries like ours would be a good thing. Hispanic voters, by a 35% to 22% margin, lean in that same direction. Twenty-eight percent (28%) of black voters think that would be good for the world while 22% believe it would be bad (see crosstab results).
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The national survey of 1,001 Registered Voters was conducted September 6-7, 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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