Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted September 23-24, 2013
By Rasmussen Reports
1* Generally speaking, do most politicians want the government to have more power and money than it does today or less power and money than it does today?
2* Do most Americans want the government to have more power and money than it does today or less power and money than it does today
3* Do individual states have the right to leave the United States and form an independent country?
4* Do sections of individual states have the right to secede and form a new state?
5* If you could vote on the issue, would you vote for your state to remain as is or for your section of the state to secede and form a new state?
6* Over the next 25 years or so, how likely is it that some states will break up into more than one state?
7* Would it be good or bad for the United States to add more states, or would it have no impact?
8* The U.S. Constitution designates the nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., as a federal district and not a state. Should Washington, D.C. be a state?
9* Should Puerto Rico be a state?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence