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GOP Trusted More Than Democrats on 10 of 15 Key Issues

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Voters now trust Republicans more than Democrats on 10 out of the 15 major issues regularly tracked by Rasmussen Reports.

When it comes to the most important issue on voters’ minds, the economy, the GOP leads by a 44% to 37% margin, according to new national telephone surveying.  Democrats held an advantage on this issue in surveys from November 2006 until early 2009.  Since June 2009, the GOP has led in all but one survey.  (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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Three national surveys of 1,000 Likely Voters each were conducted on September 8-9, 12-13 & 18-19, 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 methodology.

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