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49% Consider U.S. Economy Unfair

Friday, February 08, 2013

Voters are almost evenly divided when it comes to the fairness of the U.S. economy.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 47% of Likely U.S. Voters believe the U.S. economy today is at least somewhat fair, while 49% consider it unfair. This includes only six percent (6%) who feel it is Very Fair and 15% who say it is Not At All Fair. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on February 6-7, 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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