Thursday, October 03, 2013
More voters now support an economic system that provides everyone a chance to succeed, and they generally believe it is fair and helpful for the economy to let those who are successful become very rich.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 86% of Likely U.S. Voters now think it is at least somewhat important for the economic system to provide everybody with an opportunity to succeed, up five points from May and the highest finding yet. Just 10% do not think that is important, the lowest to date. This includes 58% who think it’s Very Important for everyone to have a chance to succeed, and just two percent (2%) who think it’s Not At All Important. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on September 30-October 1, 2013 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 methodologyRasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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