Heading into the U.S.–North Korean summit, just 8% of voters believed a deal would be reached for the U.S. to lift economic sanctions against North Korea in exchange for North Korea shutting down a key nuclear weapons facility. A ScottRasmussen.com national survey found another 38% thought such a deal was at least somewhat likely.
There was a fair amount of interest in the story as 62% of voters were at least somewhat following the news coverage.
Twenty-six percent (26%) of voters consider North Korea to be a Very Significant Threat to the United States. Democrats see it as a bigger threat than Republicans or Independents (see crosstab results).
Eighty-eight percent (88%) recognize that the Korean War fought in the 1950s was never formally ended. Of that group, 84% thought it would be at least somewhat important to formally end the war.
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The national survey of 1,000 Registered Voters was conducted February 26-27, 2019 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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