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  • 26% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

    Twenty-six percent (26%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey for the week ending April 22.

    This finding is up two points from the previous week which marked the lowest finding this year and tied the low for all of 2015, last reached in December. For five out of the first seven weeks this year, 30% or more said the country is heading the right way, a finding that was in the mid-20s nearly every week for the second half of last year.

    (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 17-22, 2016. 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.

  • What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending April 23, 2016

    Next Tuesday is likely to tell the tale after this week’s New York primaries put Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump back on track.

  • Trump Change: Is ‘The Donald’ Back?

    The Trump train appears to be back on track following his big win in Tuesday’s New York primary.

    The latest Rasmussen Reports weekly Trump Change survey finds that 83% of Likely Republican Voters now believe Donald Trump is likely to be their party’s presidential nominee, up from 76% a week ago. Perhaps more significantly the latest finding includes 49% who say a Trump nomination is Very Likely, a view held by just 38% of Republicans last week. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely U.S. Voters was conducted on April 19-20, 2016 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.

  • 24% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

    Twenty-four percent (24%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey for the week ending April 14.

    This finding is down three points from the previous week and is the lowest finding this year. It also ties the low for all of 2015, last reached in December. For five out of the first seven weeks this year, 30% or more said the country is heading the right way, a finding that was in the mid-20s nearly every week for the second half of last year.

    (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 10-14, 2016. 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.

  • What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending April 16, 2016

    The race for the Republican presidential nomination appears headed toward another roller coaster bump.

  • Trump Change: ‘The Donald’ Holds Steady

    Can next Tuesday’s New York primary restore Donald Trump’s fortunes? (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely U.S. Voters was conducted on April 13-14, 2016 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.

  • 27% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

    Twenty-seven percent (27%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey for the week ending April 7.

    This finding is up one point from the previous week which tied the lowest weekly finding so far in 2016. For five out of the first seven weeks this year, 30% or more said the country is heading the right way, a finding that was in the mid-20s nearly every week for the last half of 2015. For the three previous years, optimism has increased slightly at the beginning of the year only to fall back to normal levels within a few weeks.

    (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 3-7, 2016. 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.

  • What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls - Week Ending April 9, 2016

    What a mess! Both major political parties continue stumbling toward their national conventions after another state primary illustrates how far out of step party leaders are with their own voters.

  • Trump Change: The Fall Continues

    Donald Trump’s reverse momentum continues following his second-place showing in Tuesday’s Wisconsin primary. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely U.S. Voters was conducted on April 5-6, 2016 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.

  • 26% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

    Twenty-six percent (26%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey for the week ending March 31.

    This finding is down two points from the previous week and ties the lowest weekly finding so far in 2016. For five out of the first seven weeks this year, 30% or more said the country is heading the right way, a finding that was in the mid-20s nearly every week for the last half of 2015. For the three previous years, optimism has increased slightly at the beginning of the year only to fall back to normal levels within a few weeks.

    (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 March 27-31, 2016. 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.