If it's in the News, it's in our Polls. Public opinion polling since 2003.

 

PUBLIC CONTENT

  • What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls

    For the majority of Americans, the five-letter word “taxes” is dirtier than most words of the four-letter variety.

  • Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 39%, Democrats 39%

    Republicans and Democrats are tied on the latest Generic Congressional Ballot.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey for the week ending April 16 finds that 39% of Likely U.S. Voters would vote for the Republican candidate in their district's congressional race if the election were held today, while another 39% would choose the Democrat instead. Twenty-three percent (23%) prefer a third-party candidate or are undecided.

    (Want a free daily e-mail update? If it's in the news, it's in our polls). Rasmussen Reports updates are also available on Twitter or Facebook

    The national telephone survey of 2,500 Likely Voters was conducted by Rasmussen Reports from April 12-16, 2015. The margin of sampling error for the survey is +/- 2 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

    Demographic details and trends for this survey are available for Platinum Members only.

  • Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 39%, Democrats 39%

    Republicans and Democrats are tied on the latest Generic Congressional Ballot.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey for the week ending April 16 finds that 39% of Likely U.S. Voters would vote for the Republican candidate in their district's congressional race if the election were held today, while another 39% would choose the Democrat instead. Twenty-three percent (23%) prefer a third-party candidate or are undecided.

    (Want a free daily e-mail update? If it's in the news, it's in our polls). Rasmussen Reports updates are also available on Twitter or Facebook

    The national telephone survey of 2,500 Likely Voters was conducted by Rasmussen Reports from April 12-16, 2015. The margin of sampling error for the survey is +/- 2 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

    Demographic details and trends for this survey are available for Platinum Members only.

  • Generic Congressional Ballot: Republicans 39%, Democrats 39%

    Republicans and Democrats are tied on the latest Generic Congressional Ballot.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey for the week ending April 16 finds that 39% of Likely U.S. Voters would vote for the Republican candidate in their district's congressional race if the election were held today, while another 39% would choose the Democrat instead. Twenty-three percent (23%) prefer a third-party candidate or are undecided.

    (Want a free daily e-mail update? If it's in the news, it's in our polls). Rasmussen Reports updates are also available on Twitter or Facebook

    The national telephone survey of 2,500 Likely Voters was conducted by Rasmussen Reports from April 12-16, 2015. The margin of sampling error for the survey is +/- 2 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

    Demographic details and trends for this survey are available for Platinum Members only.

  • Americans Define Middle Class, Think Politicians Don’t Agree

    Candidates across the political spectrum promise to help the middle class by cutting taxes. But most Americans think those candidates don’t even agree on who makes up the middle class, and they don’t believe their promises to cut taxes. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

    (Want a free daily e-mail update? If it's in the news, it's in our polls). Rasmussen Reports updates are also available on Twitter or Facebook.

    The national survey of 800 Adults was conducted on April 14-15, 2015 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Friday shows that 46% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Obama's job performance. Fifty-three percent (53%) disapprove (see trends).

    The latest figures include 24% who Strongly Approve of the way Obama is performing as president and 40% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -16.

    Regular updates are posted Monday through Friday at 9:30 a.m. Eastern (sign up for free daily e-mail update).

  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Friday shows that 46% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Obama's job performance. Fifty-three percent (53%) disapprove (see trends).

    The latest figures include 24% who Strongly Approve of the way Obama is performing as president and 40% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -16.

    Regular updates are posted Monday through Friday at 9:30 a.m. Eastern (sign up for free daily e-mail update).

  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Friday shows that 46% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Obama's job performance. Fifty-three percent (53%) disapprove (see trends).

    The latest figures include 24% who Strongly Approve of the way Obama is performing as president and 40% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -16.

    Regular updates are posted Monday through Friday at 9:30 a.m. Eastern (sign up for free daily e-mail update).

  • Hillary Clinton: Out of Sync With the Times by Michael Barone

    Presidents are inevitably shaped by the circumstances in which they campaign for -- and come into -- office. In 1932, Franklin Roosevelt called for "bold, persistent experimentation" and followed through once in office. Had Roosevelt run in another year, or had there been no Great Depression, he would have campaigned and governed differently.

  • Will Bill Help or Hurt Hillary in 2016?

    Voters are less convinced that Bill Clinton will be a plus for his wife’s bid for the White House.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 46% of Likely U.S. Voters think the former president will help Hillary Clinton’s run next year. That’s down from 54% a year ago. Twenty-one percent (21%) now think he will hurt her candidacy, up eight points from last year, while just has many (22%) say he’ll have no impact. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

    (Want a free daily e-mail update? If it's in the news, it's in our polls).  Rasmussen Reports updates are also available on Twitter or Facebook.

    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on April 13-14, 2015 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

    Additional information from this survey and a full demographic breakdown are available to Platinum Members only.