Wednesday, May 15, 2013
President Obama draws his lowest ratings to date for his handling of issues related to deficit reduction and economic fairness. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey shows that 34% of Likely Voters believe the president is doing a good or excellent job dealing with deficit reduction. Forty-four percent (44%) say he is doing a poor job in this area. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
Just 35% think the president is doing a good or excellent job when it comes to issues related to economic fairness. Forty percent (40%) feel he is doing a poor job on economic fairness matters.
The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on May 11, 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.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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