20% Believe Members of Congress Care What Their Constituents Think

Forty percent (40%) of voters now believe that Congress is too liberal while 39% believe it is too conservative.  Five months ago, when the new Congress took office, voters were also evenly divided. In between, they have generally seen Congress as more liberal than the nation (see topline trends).

Just 29% now believe it is even somewhat likely that Congress will successfully address the major issues facing the nation before the 2020 elections. Fourteen percent (14%) think meaningful action is Very Likely. A ScottRasmussen.com survey found that 62% consider meaningful Congress action unlikely.

Twenty percent (20%) of voters believe do most members of Congress care about what their constituents think. Just 22% believe their own representative cares what they think (see full crosstab results).

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is viewed favorably by 41% of voters and unfavorably by 46%.

Overall, 25% of voters believe their own representative in Congress is the best person for the job.

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The national survey of 1,000 Registered Voters was conducted July 2-3, 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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