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30% Say U.S. Heading In Right Direction

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Thirty percent (30%) of Likely U.S. Voters now say the country is heading in the right direction, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey taken the week ending Sunday, June 23.

That’s up a point from the previous week, is virtually unchanged from a year ago and is consistent with voter attitudes for more than three months now.  Confidence in the country's direction jumped into the low 40s last November and remained in the mid- to high 30s through February.

The national telephone survey of 3,500 Likely Voters was conducted by Rasmussen Reports on June 17-23, 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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