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Voters Still Down on Financial Bailouts

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Half of U.S. voters continue to believe the government bailouts of the financial industry were a bad move.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 51% of Likely U.S. Voters say, looking back, the bailouts of the financial industry were bad for the United States. Thirty-one percent (31%) say the bailouts were good for the country, while 19% are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on July 11-12, 2014 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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