Fifty-seven percent (57%) of voters believe the new trade agreement between the United States, Mexico, and Canada is at least Somewhat Good for the United States. A ScottRasmussen.com survey found that the total includes 21% who believe the deal was Very Good for our country.
Seventeen percent (17%) said the deal was Somewhat or Very Bad. Twenty-seven percent (27%) were not sure (see question wording and crosstab results).
However, only 19% were following news of the trade deal Very Closely. Another 38% said they were following it Somewhat Closely. Forty-three percent (43%) were not following it closely or at all.
Data released earlier show that voters generally support free trade. However, 76% also believe other countries are using trade to treat the U.S. unfairly.
This national survey of 999 Registered Voters was conducted October 4-5, 2018 by ScottRasmussen.com and HarrisX, a leading research company specializing in online surveys (see Methodology). The Margin of Error is +/- 3.1 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence.
Sixty-nine percent (69%) of men think the trade deal was good, 15% say it was bad, and 16% are not sure.
Among women, 43% say good, 19% bad, and 37% are not sure.
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