68% Confident in 2020 Vote Count; 84% Want People to Show Photo ID Before Voting

In the 2020 presidential election, 68% of voters are confident that the votes will be counted correctly and that the legitimate winner will be declared. A ScottRasmussen.com survey found that total includes 25% who are Very Confident.

The survey also found that 84% think people should be required to show a photo ID in order to vote. That’s up slightly from 79% last November.

Eighty percent (80%) of Republicans are confident the votes will be counted correctly. That view is shared by 56% of Democrats and 69% of Independents. Photo ID requirements are supported by 94% of Republicans, 73% of Democrats, and 86% of Independent voters (see crosstab results).

Data released earlier showed that 44% of voters nationwide believe Democratic officials actively encourage non-citizens to vote. On the other hand, 33% believe Republican officials actively try to suppress the vote of non-white Americans. Independent voters are more skeptical of Democrats on this point than Republicans.

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The national survey of 1,000 Registered Voters was conducted May 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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