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Sixty-three percent (63%) of voters believe that marijuana should be legalized and regulated like cigarettes. A ScottRasmussen.com national survey found that a similar number,...

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Special Counsel Robert Mueller is viewed favorably by 38% of voters nationwide and unfavorably by 29%. A ScottRasmussen.com national survey found that 38% have...

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Seventy-seven percent (77%) of voters nationwide followed news of Hurricane Florence, including 30% who followed it Very Closely. A ScottRasmussen.com national survey found that...



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9074September09-18-201863% Want Pot Legal, 60% Cigarettes
Sixty-three percent (63%) of voters believe that marijuana should be legalized and regulated like cigarettes. A ScottRasmussen.com national survey found that a similar number,...
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9061September09-18-2018Mueller Viewed Favorably by 38% Unfavorably by 29%
Special Counsel Robert Mueller is viewed favorably by 38% of voters nationwide and unfavorably by 29%. A ScottRasmussen.com national survey found that 38% have...
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9069September09-17-201861% Pleased With Federal Response to Hurricane Florence
Seventy-seven percent (77%) of voters nationwide followed news of Hurricane Florence, including 30% who followed it Very Closely. A ScottRasmussen.com national survey found that...
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9045September09-17-201854% Prefer Freedom; 46% An Orderly Society
To make a society function properly, there is some natural tension between promoting individual freedom and protecting an orderly society. Fifty-four percent (54%) of...
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9046September09-17-201853% Believe Supreme Court Justices Guided By Their Own Sense of Right and Wrong
When making decisions, a majority of voters (53%) believes that Supreme Court justices pay more attention to their own perception of right and wrong rather...
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9042September09-16-2018Just 32% Believe Fed Gov't Respects Right of People to Live in Freedom
Perhaps no other idea unifies the American people more than freedom. Ninety-three percent (93%) of voters agree with a sentiment sometimes defined as the...
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9037September09-16-201871% Believe Jobs & Gates Had Bigger Impact Than Last 8 Presidents Combined
Seventy-one percent (71%) of voters nationwide believe that Steve Jobs and Bill Gates have had a bigger impact on the world we live in...
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8696September09-15-2018Generic Ballot: Democrats 49% Republicans 41%
If the election were held today, 49% of the nation's most likely voters would vote for the Democrat from their district while 41% would...
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8690September09-15-2018President Trump Job Approval Steady at 46%
Forty-six percent (46%) of the most likely voters nationwide approve of the way that President Trump is handling his job while 54% disapprove. These...
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8670September09-15-2018Weekly Monitor: 45% Say Country on the Right Track
Forty-five percent (45%) of Registered Voters nationwide believe the United States is on the Right Track, up a point from a week ago. A...
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9021September09-14-201858% Still Want Big Banks Broken Up
Ten years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers triggered a global financial crisis, 58% of voters nationwide still want to break up the nation's...
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9020September09-13-201877% Have Favorable Opinion of Free Markets; 64% of Capitalism
Seventy-seven percent (77%) of voters nationwide have a favorable opinion of free markets. That figure includes 27% with a Very Favorable opinion.A ScottRasmussen.com national...
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9013September09-13-201854% Rate Economy As Good or Excellent; 13% Say Poor
Fifty-four percent (54%) of voters rate the U.S. Economy as good or excellent. The Jobs Creators Network/ ScottRasmussen.com Weekly Pulse shows that 30% rate...
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8999September09-12-2018Voters Value Community Service More Than Political Engagement
Eighty-nine percent (89%) of voters nationwide believe that volunteering for community activities has a bigger positive impact than engaging in political campaigns. A ScottRasmussen.com...
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8995September09-12-201887% Say US is a Great Nation, But...
Eighty-seven percent (87%) of voters believe the United States is a great nation and 72% believe it has always been great. However, a ScottRasmussen.com...
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8992September09-12-2018Pence Viewed Favorably by 46%
Vice President Mike Pence is viewed favorably by 46% of voters nationwide, up slightly from 42% a month ago. A ScottRasmussen.com national survey found...
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8986September09-11-2018Nation Remains Divided Over Abortion
Fifty percent (50%) of voters nationwide believe that abortion should be legal either all the time or nearly all the time. A ScottRasmussen.com national...
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8989September09-11-201864% Support Single-Payer Health Care, Sort Of
A ScottRasmussen.com national survey found that 64% of voters nationwide support the idea of a single-payer national health insurance plan where the federal government...
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8984September09-11-2018Voters Not Sure Which Party Will Win Congress in November
While most political analysts, activists, and commentators expect the Democrats to win control of the House this year, voters aren't so sure. A ScottRasmussen.com...
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8977September09-10-201856% Believe Fitness Apps Lead to Better Health
Fifty-six percent (56%) of voters nationwide believe that apps and devices monitoring health, fitness, and diet lead to improved health. A ScottRasmussen.com national survey...
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8981September09-10-201821% of Voters Belong to the Resistance
Twenty-one percent (21%) of Registered Voters consider themselves part of the Resistance to President Trump. A ScottRasmussen.com national survey found that 70% of them...
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8968September09-10-2018On Their Personal Top Issue, 33% Trust Democrats and 32% Trust Republicans
When considering the issue that is most important to them personally, 33% of voters trust the Democrats more than Republicans. Thirty-two percent (32%) place...
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8962September09-10-201855% Believe Facebook Has Too Much Power
Fifty-five percent (55%) of voters nationwide believe that Facebook has too much power. A ScottRasmussen.com national survey found that 47% said the same about...
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8956September09-09-201821% Want Federal Regulation of Social Media Giants
Twenty-one percent (21%) of Registered Voters believe the federal government should impose regulations on social media companies to ensure equal opportunities for all points...
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8979September09-09-201834% Believe GOP Tax Cuts Have Helped the Economy
Thirty-four percent (34%) of voters nationwide believe that the tax cuts passed by Congress have helped the economy while 24% believe they hurt the...
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8974September09-09-2018In Health Care, Voters See Competition As Better Than Regulation
Voters have more confidence in competition than government regulation to improve the nation’s health care system.In terms of reducing cost, 51% of voters nationwide...
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8969September09-09-201844% Believe FBI Tried to Interfere with 2016 Election
Forty-four percent (44%) of voters believe that the FBI attempted to interfere with the 2016 presidential election. Among those who believe there was attempted...
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8746September09-09-2018Voters Trust Democrats on Health Care, Republicans on the Economy
Thirty-six percent (36%) of Voters trust Republicans on the economy while 27% trust the Democrats. However, on the issue of health care, a ScottRasmussen.com...
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8967September09-09-2018Economy, Health Care, and Immigration Top Issues for Voters
Nineteen percent (19%) of voters nationwide say the economy is their top issue, 18% name health care, and 10% are most interested in immigration....
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8960September09-08-201843% See Congress As More Conservative Than Nation
As the fall election season gets started, 43% of Registered Voters nationwide believe that Congress is more conservative than the nation's political views. A...
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8945September09-07-201831% Believe Overturning Roe v. Wade Will Make Abortion Illegal
Thirty-one percent (31%) of voters incorrectly believe that abortion will be illegal if the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision is overturned.  Another 8% incorrectly...
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8943September09-07-201837% Believe Parents Who Brought Children to US Illegally Should Be Allowed to Remain
While there is strong support for allowing children brought into the United States illegally by their parents to remain in the U.S., the same...
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8939September09-06-201868% Believe It's Very Important to Provide Every American With Access to Quality Health Care
Sixty-eight percent (68%) of voters believe it is Very Important to ensure that every American has access to quality health care. A ScottRasmussen.com national...
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8937September09-06-2018Kavanaugh Hearings Have Little Impact on Public Opinion
The confirmation hearings for Judge Brett Kavanaugh were contentious and generated plenty of media coverage, but had virtually no impact on public opinion.Just 27%...
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8930September09-06-201843% Believe Permission From Government Should Be Required to Purchase Gun
If someone wants to buy a gun, 43% of voters nationwide believe they should be required to explain to the government why they need...
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8917September09-06-201861% Believe Human Activity Primary Cause of Global Warming
Sixty-one percent (61%) of voters nationwide believe that human activity is the primary cause of global warming or climate change. A ScottRasmussen.com national survey...
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8926September09-05-201838% Believe Background Checks, Waiting Periods Will Significantly Reduce Number of Gun Deaths
Ninety-two percent (92%) of voters nationwide favor modest restrictions on the ability to purchase guns such as waiting periods and background checks. However, a ScottRasmussen.com...
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8923September09-05-201863% Not Ready for Voting By Smartphone
Even if they could be assured that their vote would be private, secure, and valid, just 37% of Registered Voters nationwide are ready to...
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8913September09-05-201840% See Global Warming as Very Serious Problem
Forty percent (40%) of voters nationwide believe global warming or climate change is a Very Serious problem. Another 33% see it as Somewhat Serious....
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8908September09-05-201838% Say Supreme Court Has Too Much Power, 51% Say Right Amount
Thirty-eight percent (38%) of voters nationwide believe that the Supreme Court has too much power. A ScottRasmussen.com national survey found that 51% believe the...
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8897September09-05-201857% Disapprove of NFL Owners Selling Beer & Popcorn During National Anthem
Fifty-seven percent (57%) of voters nationwide disapprove of NFL owners selling concessions like beer and popcorn while the national anthem is being played. A...
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8903September09-04-2018Freedom of Speech, Right to Bear Arms, Freedom of Religion Ranked Most Important
Thirty-nine percent (39%) of voters nationwide believe Freedom of Speech is the most important right confirmed in the Bill of Rights. A ScottRasmussen.com national...
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8887September09-04-201884% Believe Kavanaugh Likely to Be Confirmed
As the confirmation hearings for Judge Brett Kavanaugh begin, just 13% of voters nationwide have been following news Very Closely about the Supreme Court...
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8884September09-04-201884% Say U.S. Is Land of Opportunity
Eighty-four percent (84%) of voters nationwide say that the United States is a land of opportunity. A ScottRasmussen.com national survey also finds that 85%...
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8820September09-04-201833% Believe US Offers Liberty and Justice for All
Thirty-three percent (33%) of American voters believe that the United States today truly provides liberty and justice for all. A ScottRasmussen.com national survey found...
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8876September09-03-201844% Favor Impeachment, Removal From Office
Forty-four percent (44%) of voters nationwide believe that President Trump should be impeached and removed from office. A ScottRasmussen.com national survey finds that 41%...
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8871September09-03-201846% Support Universal Basic Income With Strings Attached
Forty-six percent (46%) of voters nationwide favor providing every American with a guaranteed basic income of $1,000 a month. A ScottRasmussen.com national opinion survey...
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8859September09-03-201861% Believe Tech Will Have Bigger Impact on Future Than Government
Sixty-one percent (61%) of voters nationwide believe that new technologies will have a bigger impact on the nation's future than policies of the federal...
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8862September09-03-201882% Favor Guaranteed Job, But Disagree on Who Should Provide It
Eighty-two percent (82%) of voters nationwide believe that everyone who is willing to work should be guaranteed a minimum wage job. A Scott Rasmussen.com...
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8851September09-03-201841% Fear Automation and Robots Will Lead to Mass Unemployment
Forty-one percent (41%) of voters nationwide believe that automation and robots will lead to mass unemployment. However, a ScottRasmussen.com national survey found that 59%...
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8847September09-02-201845% Believe Most Businesses Treat Workers Fairly
Forty-five percent (45%) of voters nationwide believe that most businesses treat their workers fairly. A ScottRasmussen.com survey found that 55% disagree.The same survey found...
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8839September09-02-201842% Have Favorable Opinion of Socialism, But Not Traditional Socialism
Forty-two percent (42%) of Americans have at least a somewhat favorable view of Socialism. A ScottRasmussen.com national survey found that 59% have an unfavorable...
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8835September09-02-201881% Say Spiritual Faith Important; 70% Say Same About Religion
ScottRasmussen.com conducted a split sample survey to highlight the importance of question wording on the topic of faith and religion. Five hundred Registered Voters...
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8831September09-02-201859% Absolutely Certain God Exists
Fifty-nine percent (59%) of voters nationwide say they are Absolutely Certain God exists and another 17% who believe there is probably a God. A...
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8837September09-01-2018Schumer Least Unpopular Congressional Leader
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is viewed favorably by 29% of voters nationwide and unfavorably by 37%. A ScottRasmussen.com national survey found that those...
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8814August08-31-201867% Believe Income Inequality is Big Problem In America
Sixty-seven percent (67%) of voters nationwide believe that income inequality is at least somewhat of a big problem in the United States.  A ScottRasmussen.com...
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8813August08-31-2018Voters Are Evenly Divided on Focus of Immigration Reform
Fifty percent (50%) of voters believe that the focus of immigration reform should be on stopping illegal immigration. However, a ScottRasmussen.com nation survey found...
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8809August08-30-201831% Would Feel Safe in Self-Driving Car Today
Thirty-one percent (31%) of voters nationwide say they would feel safe riding in a self-driving car today. A ScottRasmussen.com national survey found that another...
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8797August08-30-201851% See Legal Immigration As Good But Illegal Immigration as Bad
Most Americans see a significant difference between legal and illegal immigration. Fifty-one percent (51%) of voters believe that legal immigration is generally good for...
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8731August08-30-201864% Say Freedom More Important Than Democracy
Sixty-four percent (64%) of American voters believe that freedom is more important than democracy. A ScottRasmussen.com national survey found that 36% take the opposite...
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8748August08-29-2018Supreme Court Earns 60% Approval Rating
Sixty percent (60%) of voters nationwide approve of the way that the United States Supreme Court is performing its role. A ScottRasmussen.com national survey...
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8736August08-29-201849% Believe Trump Is As Ethical As Most Politicians
Just 29% of voters nationwide believe President Trump is a good role model for young Americans. However, a ScottRasmussen.com national survey found that 49%...
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8723August08-29-201850% Rate Economy Good or Excellent
Fifty percent (50%) of voters nationwide rate the U.S. economy as good or excellent. A ScottRasmussen.com national opinion survey finds that 34% say the...
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8710August08-29-201833% Believe Clinton Would Have Won Without Russian Interference
Thirty-three percent (33%) of American voters nationwide believe that Russian interference cost Hillary Clinton the 2016 presidential election.That figure includes 63% of Democrats, 29%...
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8703August08-29-2018Voters See Health Care, Immigration, and Gun Control as Top Issues on Supreme Court Agenda
Twenty-two percent (22%) of voters believe that Health Care is the most important issue for the Supreme Court to consider at this time. A...
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8718August08-29-201830% Rate U.S Health Care System As Good or Excellent
Just 30% of American voters rate the U.S. health care system as good or excellent. A ScottRasmussen.com national survey found that 28% give it...
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8683August08-29-201838% Say Congress Too Conservative, 34% Too Liberal
Thirty-eight percent (38%) of voters nationwide believe that Congress is too conservative while 34% believe it is too liberal. A ScottRasmussen.com national survey found...
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8679August08-29-2018ScottRasmussen.com Polling Methodology
Surveys for ScottRasmussen.com are conducted by HarrisX, a leading research company specializing in online surveys.The survey is conducted online within the United States on a...
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