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  • 40% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

    For the third week in a row, 40% of Likely U.S. Voters now think the country is heading in the right direction, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey for the week ending April 19.

    This finding ran in the mid- to upper 20s for much of 2016, and rose to the mid-to upper 40s for the first month of the Trump presidency.

    (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 15-19, 2018. 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.

  • 40% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

    For the third week in a row, 40% of Likely U.S. Voters now think the country is heading in the right direction, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey for the week ending April 19.

    This finding ran in the mid- to upper 20s for much of 2016, and rose to the mid-to upper 40s for the first month of the Trump presidency.

    (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 15-19, 2018. 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.

  • 40% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

    For the third week in a row, 40% of Likely U.S. Voters now think the country is heading in the right direction, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey for the week ending April 19.

    This finding ran in the mid- to upper 20s for much of 2016, and rose to the mid-to upper 40s for the first month of the Trump presidency.

    (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 15-19, 2018. 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.

  • Voter Distrust of Political News Hits New High

    Voter distrust in the political news they see every day is continuing to grow.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 54% of Likely U.S. Voters now say they do not trust the political news they are getting, up from last June’s previous high of 46%.  Only 36% did not trust political news in January of 2017, but that number was in the 40s from 2014 through 2016.

    Just 32% do trust the political news they are getting, down slightly from surveys since 2016.  Another 15% are not sure. (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 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on April 18-19, 2018 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.

  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Monday shows that 48% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Fifty percent (50%) disapprove. 

    The latest figures include 33% who Strongly Approve of the way Trump is performing and 42% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -9. (see trends).

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

    Now that Gallup has quit the field, Rasmussen Reports is the only nationally recognized public opinion firm that still tracks President Trump's job approval ratings on a daily basis. If your organization is interested in a weekly or longer sponsorship of Rasmussen Reports' Daily Presidential Tracking Poll, please send e-mail to  beth@rasmussenreports.com .

  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Monday shows that 48% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Fifty percent (50%) disapprove. 

    The latest figures include 33% who Strongly Approve of the way Trump is performing and 42% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -9. (see trends).

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

    Now that Gallup has quit the field, Rasmussen Reports is the only nationally recognized public opinion firm that still tracks President Trump's job approval ratings on a daily basis. If your organization is interested in a weekly or longer sponsorship of Rasmussen Reports' Daily Presidential Tracking Poll, please send e-mail to  beth@rasmussenreports.com .

  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Monday shows that 48% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Fifty percent (50%) disapprove. 

    The latest figures include 33% who Strongly Approve of the way Trump is performing and 42% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -9. (see trends).

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

    Now that Gallup has quit the field, Rasmussen Reports is the only nationally recognized public opinion firm that still tracks President Trump's job approval ratings on a daily basis. If your organization is interested in a weekly or longer sponsorship of Rasmussen Reports' Daily Presidential Tracking Poll, please send e-mail to  beth@rasmussenreports.com .

  • A Fresh Face For Cuba, But Voters Don't See Much Change Ahead

    For the first time in nearly 60 years, someone without the last name Castro will rule Cuba. But will things change? Nearly half of U.S. voters don’t think so, but they still feel the United States should improve its relations with the Communist nation.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 37% of Likely U.S. Voters think, over the next few years, it’s at least Somewhat Likely Cuba will become a free, democratic and peaceful nation, including 10% who think it’s Very Likely. Forty-nine percent (49%) don’t think that scenario is likely, with 11% who view it as Not at all Likely. Fifteen percent (15%) are not sure. (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 U.S. Voters was conducted on April 18-19, 2018 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.

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

    First, it was porn star Stormy Daniels. Now it’s former FBI Director James Comey who’s firing away publicly at President Trump. But Daniels and Comey aren’t faring too well from a public opinion standpoint, while the president’s job approval ratings remain at or near the 50% mark.

  • Most See Barbara Bush As Good Role Model

    Americans hold a solidly favorable opinion of former first lady Barbara Bush who died earlier this week, and most think she set a good example for others to follow.

    The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 79% of American Adults have a favorable view of the woman who was both the wife of President George H.W. Bush and the mother of President George W. Bush, including 50% who share a Very Favorably one. Just nine percent (9%) have a somewhat or Very Unfavorable opinion of Mrs. Bush. Eleven percent (11%) are undecided. (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 American Adults was conducted on April 18-19, 2018 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.