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  • Voters Aren’t Politically Correct And Say Neither is Trump

    Voters view so-called political correctness as a problem and see it as a wedge used to silence opposition. President Obama was politically correct, they say; President Trump is not.

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on September 17-18, 2018 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.

  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll

    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Wednesday shows that 47% of Likely U.S. Voters approve of President Trump’s job performance. Fifty-two percent (52%) disapprove.

    The latest figures include 32% who Strongly Approve of the president is performing and 44% who Strongly Disapprove. This gives him a Presidential Approval Index rating of -12. (see trends).

    Regular updates are posted Monday through Friday at 9:30 a.m. Eastern (sign up for free daily email update).

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    Now that Gallup has quit the field, Rasmussen Reports is the only nationally recognized public opinion firm that still tracks President Trump's job approval ratings on a daily basis. If your organization is interested in a weekly or longer sponsorship of Rasmussen Reports' Daily Presidential Tracking Poll, please send e-mail to  beth@rasmussenreports.com .

  • Democrats Expand Lead Over Republicans on Generic Ballot

    Democrats have widened their lead over Republicans on this week's Rasmussen Reports Generic Congressional Ballot.

    The latest telephone and online survey finds that 47% of Likely U.S. Voters would choose the Democratic candidate if the elections for Congress were held today. Forty-two percent (42%) would opt for the Republican. Four percent (4%) prefer some other candidate, and eight percent (8%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 2,500 Likely Voters was conducted on September 2-6, 2018 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 2 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • 56% Say Global Warming Is Causing Extreme Weather Events

    Voters are much more likely these days to believe that global warming is causing more extreme weather events in the United States. But they still aren’t willing to pay more in taxes to fight against it.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 56% of Likely U.S. Voters think global warming is causing more extreme weather events in the United States. Twenty-eight percent (28%) disagree, while 16% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on September 13 and 16, 2018 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.

  • 44% Say U.S. Heading in Right Direction

    Forty-four percent (44%) of Likely U.S. Voters think the country is heading in the right direction, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey for the week ending September 13.

    This is up two points from the previous week. This finding has been running in the 40s for most weeks this year after being in the mid- to upper 20s for much of 2016, President Obama's last full year in office.

  • Just Don’t Call A Candidate A Socialist

    When it comes to political labels, moderate and conservative are best for candidates, socialist the worst.

    Rasmussen Reports in its latest national telephone and online survey asked Likely U.S. Voters about five major political labels and whether they would be considered a positive description of a candidate, a negative one on somewhere in between. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on September 13 and 16, 2018 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.

  • Voters Promise Big Turnout in November

    Voters in both major parties are equally enthusiastic - and determined - about casting their ballots this fall.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 86% of all Likely U.S. Voters say they are definitely going to vote in the upcoming midterm elections in November, while another 10% say they are probably going to vote. Just three percent (3%) are unlikely to turn out, including only one percent (1%) who say they are definitely not going to vote. (To see question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 2,000 Likely Voters was conducted on September 9-12, 2018 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 2 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • What They Told Us: Reviewing Last Week’s Key Polls

    Storms over the direction of the U.S. Supreme Court and off the coast of the Carolinas dominated this week’s headlines, but both turned out to be less powerful than originally projected.

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    Now that Gallup has quit the field, Rasmussen Reports is the only nationally recognized public opinion firm that still tracks President Trump's job approval ratings on a daily basis. If your organization is interested in a weekly or longer sponsorship of Rasmussen Reports' Daily Presidential Tracking Poll, please send e-mail to  beth@rasmussenreports.com.

  • Florida Governor: Gillum (D) 48%, DeSantis (R) 42%

    Democrat Andrew Gillum holds a six-point lead over Republican Ron DeSantis in the race to be Florida’s next governor.

    The first Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey of the race finds that Gillum earns 48% support to DeSantis’ 42% among Likely Florida Voters. Two percent (2%) prefer some other candidate, and eight percent (8%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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    The survey of 800 Likely Voters in Florida was conducted on September 10-11, 2018 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

  • Voters Turn Their Backs on Incumbents

    Most voters say they plan on voting for someone other than the incumbent in the upcoming election and, if given the option, would send everyone in Congress packing.

    A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 65% of Likely U.S. Voters now say they are at least somewhat likely to vote for someone other than an incumbent this election cycle, including 33% who say they are Very Likely to do so. The latter figure is down from 40% in 2013 but up from 2016’s 28%. Twenty-three percent (23%) say they are not likely to vote for someone other than their current representative, with nine percent (9%) who are Not At All Likely to do so. Another 11% are undecided. This is in line with findings from two years ago. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

    Rasmussen Reports invites you to be a part of our first-ever Citizen-Sourced National Midterm Election Polling Project.  Learn more about how you can contribute

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    The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on September 5-6, 2018 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.