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54% Think Health Care Law Will Drive Up Costs; 52% Favor Repeal

Monday, July 16, 2012

Most voters continue to believe President Obama’s health care law will drive up the cost of health care and increase the federal deficit. Most still favor repeal of the law, too. 

The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that 52% of Likely U.S. Votes at least somewhat favor repeal of the health care law, with 41% who are Strongly Favor it. Forty-two percent (42%) are at least somewhat opposed to repeal, with 32% who are Strongly Opposed. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

The survey of 1,000 Likely U.S. Voters was conducted on July 13-14, 2012 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.

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