Thursday, January 21, 2016
Many continue to complain about the growing difference in income between rich and poor in America and want the government to do something about it. But voters still think that’s a bad idea.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 31% of Likely U.S. Voters believe more government involvement in the economy will do more to close the income gap. Nearly twice as many (58%), however, say less government involvement in the economy is the better way to close that gap. Eleven percent (11%) are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on January 18-19, 2016 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.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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