29% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
For the third straight week, 29% of Likely U.S. Voters say the country is heading in the right direction, according to a new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey for the week ending August 25.
Sixty-four percent (64%) of voters now think the country is heading down the wrong track, up a point from the previous week. From January 2009 until October 2012, belief that the country was on the wrong track ranged from 55% to 80%, but it tracked in the low 50s from just before Election Day until early December.
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The national telephone survey of 3,500 Likely Voters was conducted by Rasmussen Reports on August 19-25, 2013. The margin of sampling error for the survey is +/- 2 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Fieldwork for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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