64% Believe Elections Fair to Voters

Sixty-four percent (64%) of voters nationwide believe that elections are fair to voters. A ScottRasmussen.com survey found that figure includes just 21% who describe the election process as Very Fair. Twenty-six percent (26%) say the process is Somewhat Unfair and 10% consider it Very Unfair.

There are significant gender, racial, and partisan divides on this question (see question wording and crosstab results).

  • Seventy percent (70%) of men believe elections are fair to voters along with 57% of women.
  • Seventy percent (70%) of white voters believe they are fair. Just 56% of Hispanic voters and 45% of black voters share that view.
  • Seventy-five percent (75%) of Republicans say the process is fair. Only 57% of Democrats and 61% of Independents agree.

Data released earlier showed that 63% are now confident the votes will be properly counted. That’s down from 76% before the election.

The national survey of 1,000 Registered Voters was conducted November 11-12, 2018 by ScottRasmussen.com and HarrisX, a polling company specializing in online surveys (see Methodology). It has a 3.1 percentage point Margin of Error with a 95% level of confidence.

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