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43% Think Auto Bailouts Good for America, 41% Disagree

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Confidence in the auto bailouts is down to its lowest level in several months.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 43% of Likely U.S. Voters now say the bailouts of the auto industry were good for the United States, down nine points from 52% in December.  Nearly as many (41%) say the bailouts were bad for the country. That's up 15 points from last month and the highest finding since August. Sixteen percent (16%) are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The national survey of 1,000 Adults was conducted on January 5-6, 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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