Voters Still See Cuts in Taxes, Spending As Better for Economy
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Voters continue to view tax and spending cuts as beneficial to the economy even though they lack confidence in their elected leaders to follow through.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 53% of Likely U.S. Voters think tax cuts help the economy. Just 16% believe tax cuts hurt the economy, while just as many (16%) say they have no impact. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on August 16-17, 2012 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Fieldwork for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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