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Economic Fairness

Voters Still Don’t See U.S. Economy As Fair

Monday, October 05, 2015

Following a disappointing government jobs report for September, most voters continue to express frustration over the economy.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 56% of Likely U.S. Voters feel the American economy is unfair, with 22% who say it is Not At All Fair. Forty-two percent (42%) disagree and still consider the U.S. economy fair. But that includes just eight percent (8%) who think it is Very Fair. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on September 28-29, 2015 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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